State Government Press Releases

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12/09/2009
Wakefield “Main Street” holiday event for Buy Local RI continues the statewide initiative to grow sales and customer base for locally owned businesses PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, continues her holiday “Main Street” walking tours to...
12/08/2009
Roberts to make “Main Street” holiday tour of Chepachet local businesses and celebrate Brown & Hopkins Country Store 200th Anniversary PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, continues her holiday “Main Street” walking tours to highlight the...
12/04/2009
Emergency Management Advisory Council meeting to present update on H1N1 flu preparations and review statewide winter emergency shelter capacity PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will convene the Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC), Tuesday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m. at the...
12/02/2009
LT. GOV ROBERTS APPLAUDS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH APPROVAL OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS FOR FEDERALLY-FUNDED RESEARCH PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the approval by the National Institutes of Health of the first embryonic stem cells for...
12/02/2009
LT. GOV. ROBERTS TO TOUR WICKFORD AND PROVIDENCE, HOPE STREET LOCAL BUSINESSES FOR Buy Local RI Wickford and Providence“Main Street” holiday events for Buy Local RI continues the statewide initiative to grow sales and customer base for locally owned businesses PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov....
11/20/2009
PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will be joined by volunteers tomorrow, Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. to pack care packages being sent out by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor Roberts as part of Operation Holiday Cheer. The Operation Holiday Cheer program sends care packages...
11/18/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will convene the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) this Friday, November 20, at 8:00 a.m. to help small business owners get answers to their questions about Rhode Island’s stimulus plans. Small business owners who have questions about what stimulus...
11/18/2009
Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today called on Congress to extend a federal subsidy that helps unemployed Rhode Islanders keep their health insurance. Through the COBRA premium assistance program, federal stimulus funds are available to help unemployed Rhode Islanders pay for continuing their...
11/09/2009
Roberts and Major General Bray encourage Rhode Islanders to support our troops overseas and drop off donations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts and Major General Robert T. Bray, commanding general of the Rhode Island National Guard want to remind Rhode...
10/26/2009
Best-selling author T.R. Reid inaugurates series of high profile forums: “Making It Work: Health Reform in Rhode Island” PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts and The Rhode Island Foundation today opened a series of high profile public forums on improving the health care system and...