State Government Press Releases

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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...
10/22/2009
Health Department Director David Gifford to update Emergency Management Advisory Council on flu preparations including seasonal and H1N1 vaccinations PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will convene the Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC), Tuesday, October 27th at 10:00 a.m. at the...
10/20/2009
Roberts and a host of community and corporate sponsors launch the initiative to send care packages to service men and women stationed overseas; the successful program in its seventh year will reach more than 500 troops with help from the public PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts launched...
09/30/2009
Session moderated by Tom Brokaw to explore opportunities to transform our cities for growth and sustainability PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will participate in a panel discussion with business and state leaders at the IBM Smarter Cities Conference, Thursday, October 1st, at 4:45 p.m....
09/24/2009
Conference to explore national and statewide developments affecting the long term care community and providers PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will address a statewide conference of long term care providers Friday, September 25 at 9:45 a.m. at Johnson & Wales Inn in Seekonk, Mass. The...
09/18/2009
Three-day conference in Providence to set agenda for the next ten years of NIH research on women’s health issues PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will address the conference that sets the women’s health research agenda for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Monday, September 21st,...
09/17/2009
Addresses upcoming federal reforms, implementation at the state level and other issues of concern for seniors at forum in North Smithfield PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council (LTCCC) today addressed a group of seniors on health care...