State Government Press Releases

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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...
10/14/2010
Providence, RI - October 14, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts delivered the 16th million meal for Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island to Warwick resident William McCaughey this morning, Thursday, October 14th, at 9:30 am. "I'm honored to take part in this vital service for Rhode Island's...
10/12/2010
Providence, RI - October 12, 2010 Global Medicaid Waiver, comprising one-third of the state budget, determines health care coverage for low income Rhode Islanders and Rhode Islanders with disabilities Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will convene the Long Term Care Coordinating Council...
10/12/2010
Providence, RI - October 8, 2010 RI to Receive $1.3 Million from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Protect Seniors from Abuse PROVIDENCEó Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts applauded Rhode Islandís selection as one of only six states to receive $1.3 million of a total $13...
09/22/2010
Providence, RI - September 22, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts and the Healthy RI Task Force will release the report, "Healthy RI Task Force: Getting National Health Reform Right for Rhode Island," at a press conference at 10:30 am on Thursday, September 23, 2010, exactly six months from the...
09/16/2010
Providence, RI - September 16, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts and Kelly Ramirez, Executive Director of Social Venture Partners Rhode Island (SVPRI), today announced a new partnership between the Lieutenant Governorís Buy Local RI initiative and SVPRI. Launched in 2009, Buy Local RI is a...