State Government Press Releases

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03/18/2008
Speaking to the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Roberts shares her vision for stem cell research in Rhode Island and calls on scientists to engage the public in their work PITTSBURGH— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts shared her vision for stem cell research in Rhode Island and called on...
02/13/2008
Roberts’ bold, comprehensive health care reform package will transform Rhode Island’s health care system by putting in place a strong, new structure to lower health care costs and ensure that all Rhode Islanders have access to high quality health care at price they can afford PROVIDENCE—...
03/27/2008
Rhode Island residents with special needs encouraged to sign-up online; registry will help state appropriately plan for emergency situations Cranston, RI – Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH)...
12/17/2007
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts issued the following statement today regarding last week’s announcement by U.S. Attorney Robert Clark Corrente of his agreement with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the ensuing $20 million fine. “The hidden costs of corruption have come to the...
11/14/2007
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts issued the following statement today regarding Environment Rhode Island's release of a report analyzing state clean energy policies. The report gives Rhode Island one of seven gold stars for its leadership promoting renewable energy, improving energy...
10/30/2007
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts issued a statement today following Rhode Island College President John Nazarian’s announcement of his retirement earlier this afternoon. “For over 57 years, President Nazarian has been a powerful driving force in Rhode Island’s educational system, shaping...
10/23/2007
Roberts showcases the new system for cancellation and delays of schools, businesses and government offices; stresses the importance of coordination between the media, public and private sectors in keeping Rhode Islanders safe and informed PROVIDENCE — With winter weather and school...
10/16/2007
Roberts presents framework for comprehensive health care reform; calls on Rhode Islanders to join her in setting a bold, aggressive, proactive health care agenda PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts today announced her pledge that starting in the 2008 legislative session and continuing through...
10/01/2007
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts issued a statement today regarding the passage of the expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program in both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate and the promised veto by President Bush. The measure that would...
09/24/2007
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts today issued the following statement on the passing of Rep. Paul Crowley: "Paul Crowley symbolized all that is good with public service. He was a colleague I admired greatly from the start of my time in government. He was a trusted ally for many of the...