State Government Press Releases

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05/27/2011
PROVIDENCE - May 27, 2011 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts was joined by Brigadier General Marcus Jannitto, Commander, Joint Force Headquarters, Rhode Island National Guard, today at the State House to commemorate Memorial Day. Roberts and Jannitto honored Rhode Island’s service men and women with a...
05/18/2011
PROVIDENCE - May 18, 2011 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts reiterated her strong opposition today to the rate request increases for small and large group insurance, averaging 10.5 percent filed by Blue Cross Blue Shield RI, and 18 percent to 20 percent filed by UnitedHealthcare of New England. The...
05/11/2011
Providence, RI - May 11, 2011 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts responded today to the request filed by Blue Cross Blue Shield RI for an average rate increase of 10.5% for small and large group insurance. The decision affects businesses who purchase coverage through BCBSRI. “A double digit...
02/24/2011
Providence - February 23, 2011 A friendly competition between Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts and Columnist Edward Fitzpatrick of The Providence Journal will unfold inside One Financial Plaza this Saturday. On February 26, 2011, they’ll climb the 58 flights of stairs inside the building as...
02/01/2011
Providence - February 2, 2011 Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council, joins the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) in reminding Rhode Islanders that roof collapse continues to be of high concern. The amount of recent snowfall that is...
01/21/2011
Providence - January 21, 2011 "I applaud Attorney General Kilmartin's opposition to the most recent request for a direct pay rate increase by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island. I join him in calling on Blue Cross to hold costs and premiums at the absolute minimum. Blue Cross should be...
01/06/2011
Providence - January 6, 2011 Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts today expressed her continued committed support for marriage equality, endorsing the proposed legislation anticipated for introduction later today in the House by Representative Art Handy and expected to be introduced soon in the...
01/05/2011
Providence - January 5, 2011 Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts met with her staff today in a review of ethical standards to ensure accountability and transparency in her second term in office. "The first thing I did when taking office in 2007 was to obtain a full briefing for my staff on the...
12/08/2010
Providence - December 8, 2010 Joined by Dozens of Community Volunteers, Roberts Anticipates Holiday Spirit Alive and Well in Rhode Island Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, accompanied by staff and dozens of volunteers from around the state, will receive donations for the 8th Annual...
10/14/2010
Providence - October 14, 2010 Joined by Corporate and Community Sponsors, Roberts Announces 8th Year of Initiative to Support Rhode Island Service Men and Women Stationed Overseas Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts will launch Operation Holiday Cheer 2010 on Tuesday, October 19th at 10:00...