State Government Press Releases

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02/18/2009
Wakefield“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 for...
02/13/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will read children's stories as a guest reader at the Junior League of Rhode Island’s Karla Harry Memorial Storyteller Event, for Children’s Friend and Services Family Support Center, THURSDAY, February 19th, at 1:00 p.m. The Junior League of Rhode...
02/06/2009
Bristol “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 for...
02/03/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) announces a statewide logo design competition for Buy Local RI, the economic development initiative to support independent Rhode Island businesses and organizations. The competition is open to anyone...
01/30/2009
Reading and Literacy Initiative Encourages Rhode Islanders to Join Together for Statewide, Community Reading of “Five Skies,” by Author Ron Carlson PROVIDENCE — Today, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts joined with the Rhode Island Center for the Book and Providence Public Library to launch Reading...
01/29/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the enactment of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, which restores a worker’s right to seek legal redress for pay discrimination. “I applaud President Obama and the Congress for enacting the...
01/26/2009
Narragansett “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...
01/22/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts wished warm congratulations to two Rhode Island actors, Richard Jenkins and Viola Davis, who were nominated this morning by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Richard Jenkins was nominated for Best Actor Award for his leading role in the film,
01/13/2009
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will open the doors of the State House for a viewing of the Inauguration, TUESDAY, January 20th. The viewing will be free and open to the public. This is an opportunity for Rhode Islanders to come together to view the historic swearing-in of our 44th President,
01/12/2009
PROVIDENCE- Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council joins Major General Robert T. Bray, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard at the departure of 42 members of the Air National Guard, SATURDAY, January...