State Government Press Releases

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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 — July 28, 2010 Americans for the Arts, the nation’s 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,...
07/22/2010
Providence, RI - July 20, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts rode the new Southern Rhode Island Trolley on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, from the Holiday Inn, Route 138 and Route 1, South Kingstown, for a tour of several local businesses in South County. In a new effort supported by the South...
07/07/2010
Providence, RI - July 7, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today spoke out against the ruling by the Office of Health Insurance Commissioner approving 2011 increases by all three health insurers in Rhode Island, ranging from 8.4% to 12.3% for plans offered by employers. “Rate increases at...
06/17/2010
Providence, RI – June 17, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts will be joined by Senator Jack Reed, RI National Guard Major General Robert T. Bray, and U.S. Marine Captain Jonathan Q. Kenney this Saturday, June 19 at 11:00 a.m. on the southwest lawn of the State House to honor fallen Rhode...
06/04/2010
Outraged that RI is going “Backwards in Time” Providence, RI – June 4, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts called on General Assembly leaders to reverse course on the rollback of the car-tax phase out that is currently in the budget for the next fiscal year. The proposal, developed in an...
06/04/2010
Providence, RI - June 4, 2010 "There was encouraging news in the budget approved last night with the restoration of RISCA funding, which directly benefits small arts businesses and organizations in our state," said Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts. "The creative economy was responsible for...
06/01/2010
Paulus appearance one of six high profile forums in “Making It Work: Health Reform in Rhode Island” series hosted by Lt. Gov. Roberts and The Rhode Island Foundation Providence, RI - Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will host Ron Paulus, M.D., executive vice president and...
05/28/2010
Providence, RI - Friday, May 28, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts was joined by Major General Robert T. Bray of the Rhode Island National Guard on Friday, May 28, 2010, at 12 noon on the southwest lawn of the State House to commemorate Memorial Day. Roberts and Bray honored Rhode Island’s...