State Government Press Releases

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02/24/2009
Bill to be Heard by House Corporations Committee would Offer Laid-Off Rhode Islanders Affordable Alternative to Purchasing Employer Health Plan PROVIDENCE—. Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts has introduced legislation that will offer a cost-saving health insurance alternative to Rhode Islander’
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...