State Government Press Releases

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January 24, 2013 "Today marks a historic first step toward the legal recognition of same-sex marriages for Rhode Island gay and lesbian couples, whom we know as our neighbors and co-workers, our family members and friends. "I applaud our House of Representatives for their forward-thinking ...
December 5, 2012 PROVIDENCEŚLt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts and Major General Kevin McBride, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of Rhode Island National Guard, will welcome dozens of volunteers at the 10th Annual "Operation Holiday Cheer" collection drive at 10:30 am on...
November 27, 2012 Series Hosted by Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts and DEA Director Catherine Taylor to gather input for comprehensive State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders PROVIDENCE--The first Listening Session for the State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related...
November 5, 2012 Joined by The Adjutant General of the RI National Guard Major General McBride, Roberts Announces Important Dates and Corporate Sponsors PROVIDENCEŚLt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts launched Operation Holiday Cheer 2012 today, accompanied by Major General Kevin McBride,...
PROVIDENCE--Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts has been elected to the leadership committee of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). Lt. Governor Roberts was elected unanimously on Friday to serve as Treasurer of the professional association for the office holders, first in line of...
"I wish to congratulate Timothy Babineau in his new role as president of Lifespan," said Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the RI Healthcare Reform Commission. "As a physician, he understands the many health challenges facing our community and has been committed to improving patient outcomes.
May 25, 2012 PROVIDENCEŚ Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will be joined by Governor Chafee and Major General Kevin McBride of the Rhode Island National Guard, and Senator Reed, Senator Whitehouse and Congressman Cicilline of Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation this morning, Friday, May 25, 2012,...
May 21, 2012 PROVIDENCEŚ Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will be joined by Governor Chafee and Major General Kevin McBride of the Rhode Island National Guard, and Senator Reed, Senator Whitehouse and Congressman Cicilline of Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation on Friday, May 25, 2012, at 10 am...
May 21, 2012 PROVIDENCE--"In light of the expected increase in state revenues to be collected in FY2012, I applaud the Governor's decision to restore dental Medicaid benefits to adults," said Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Co-Chair of the RI Oral Health Commission. "Dental care must be...
May 14, 2012 "As I have said for many years, I support full marriage equality for lesbian and gay Rhode Islanders. I applaud the Governor's decision to affirm the legal recognition of marriages entered into in other states. It is an issue of basic fairness and equality."