State Government Press Releases

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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...
08/06/2010
Providence, RI - August 6, 2010 Maritime Law Expert, URI Marine Superintendent, Woods Hole Marine Chemist and Coast Guard Captain will brief the Council on their involvement in the oil spill disaster assessment, response and clean-up efforts PROVIDENCEó Lt. Governor Elizabeth H....
08/04/2010
Providence, RI - August 3, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts will hold a press conference at 10:30 am on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at the Tockwotton Home on 75 East Street, Providence, to celebrate the passage of the Nursing Home Culture Change legislation passed into law in June of this...
07/28/2010
Chair of Emergency Management Advisory Council and Small Business Advocacy Council to ensure that Rhode Island coast and businesses will be secure in natural disaster Providence, RI - July 28, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts today will begin a two-day recovery and renewal, fact-...
07/30/2010
Providence, RI ó July 28, 2010 Americans for the Arts, the nationís leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America, and the National Lieutenant Governors Association today presented Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts with the Lieutenant Governors Arts...
07/22/2010
Providence, RI - July 22, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will visit Block Island on Friday, July 23, 2010, departing on the Point Judith Ferry to meet US SBA RI District Director Mark Hayward and Block Island Chamber President Kathy Szabo at 9:45 am at the Block Island Chamber of Commerce,...