State Government Press Releases

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05/26/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will be joined by Gov. Donald Carcieri and Major General Robert T. Bray this Saturday, May 30 at 11:00 a.m. on the southwest lawn of the State House to honor fallen Rhode Islanders LTJG Francis L. Toner IV and PS3 Ronald A. Gill, Jr., at the Garden of Heroes...
05/14/2009
Roberts will recognize high school seniors from across the state for making a positive difference in their schools and communities PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will honor Rhode Island’s exemplary high school seniors next Monday, May 18th as part of the Lieutenant Governor’s...
05/12/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts today announced the online launch of LtGov en Espanol, a Spanish language version of the website for the Office of the Lt. Governor (at http://www.ltgov.ri.gov/esp/). “LtGov en Espanol is designed to encourage those who speak Spanish to easily access...
04/28/2009
Pawtucket Buy Local RI Visit to Continue 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 “Main Street” tours of local businesses for the statewide initiative...
04/28/2009
Lt. Gov. Roberts Helps Keep Doors Open at Jamiel’s Shoe World Warren, RI—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts joined Francis Jamiel, owner of Jamiel’s Shoe World, Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation, Rhode Island’s General Officers and the Small Business Administration (SBA) in announcing a new...
04/23/2009
Honorary Co-Chair Roberts Fields Team of Walkers and Leads Fundraising Effort for Healthy Babies PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Honorary Co-Chair of the March of Dimes March for Babies will field a team of walkers and lead the fundraising walkathon this SUNDAY, April 26th at Colt...
04/23/2009
Window Closing for Laid-Off Workers to Opt Back in to Rhode Island Extended Benefits PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts today held a press conference to ensure that all Rhode Islanders know about the last chance May 1st deadline to enroll to receive Rhode Island Extended Health Benefits....
04/21/2009
Calls for Immediate Implementation of Recommendations in the EDC Review Panel Report PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the recommendations of the Governor’s Economic Development Corporation Review Panel. "I have seen a wealth of well-...
04/17/2009
Lt. Governor to Support Cox Communication’s Environmentally Conscious Practices PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will attend and speak at the Cox Communications Cox Conserves Earth Day Event and Open House, MONDAY, April 20th at 9:00 a.m., at the Cox New England Distribution Center in...
03/23/2009
Central Falls“Main Street” 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 “Main Street” walking tours of local businesses...