State Government Press Releases

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04/24/2013
Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts' Statement on Marriage Equality "It's a proud day to be a Rhode Islander, and as an elected official, I am thrilled that all committed, loving couples will now be treated and protected equally under the law. I commend and applaud the House and Senate for their...
04/23/2013
April 23, 2013 Providence, RI "I am elated that Senate Bill 38A has been voted out of committee, headed for a full debate and vote on the Senate floor. Our family members and friends, neighbors and co-workers deserve to be treated fairly and protected equally under the law, and this vote...
04/18/2013
Lt. Governor Roberts expressed her gratitude and congratulations to Rhode Island's Health Insurance Commissioner Chris Koller who has announced that he will be leaving Rhode Island in July to lead the Millbank Memorial Fund as its President. "Commissioner Koller has laid the groundwork for the...
04/09/2013
April 9, 2013 Health care providers, insurers, patients, government leaders and community organizations will collaborate with national experts from The Advisory Board Company on State Healthcare Innovation Plan PROVIDENCE--This week, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, chair of the Rhode...
January 24, 2013 "Today marks a historic first step toward the legal recognition of same-sex marriages for Rhode Island gay and lesbian couples, whom we know as our neighbors and co-workers, our family members and friends. "I applaud our House of Representatives for their forward-thinking ...
December 5, 2012 PROVIDENCE—Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts and Major General Kevin McBride, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of Rhode Island National Guard, will welcome dozens of volunteers at the 10th Annual "Operation Holiday Cheer" collection drive at 10:30 am on...
November 27, 2012 Series Hosted by Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts and DEA Director Catherine Taylor to gather input for comprehensive State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders PROVIDENCE--The first Listening Session for the State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related...
November 5, 2012 Joined by The Adjutant General of the RI National Guard Major General McBride, Roberts Announces Important Dates and Corporate Sponsors PROVIDENCE—Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts launched Operation Holiday Cheer 2012 today, accompanied by Major General Kevin McBride,...
PROVIDENCE--Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts has been elected to the leadership committee of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). Lt. Governor Roberts was elected unanimously on Friday to serve as Treasurer of the professional association for the office holders, first in line of...
"I wish to congratulate Timothy Babineau in his new role as president of Lifespan," said Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the RI Healthcare Reform Commission. "As a physician, he understands the many health challenges facing our community and has been committed to improving patient outcomes.