State Government Press Releases

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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 Governor’s Buy Local RI initiative and SVPRI. Launched in 2009, Buy Local RI is...
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 PROVIDENCE— 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 — 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...