State Government Press Releases

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02/12/2010
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today issued the following statement on: the announcement that Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D – District 1) would not seek reelection in 2010. "Patrick Kennedy's leadership on issues vital to Rhode Islanders and the nation will be deeply missed. He has...
02/11/2010
PROVIDENCE-- Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts praised today’s election of Majority Leader Gordon Fox (D –Providence) as Speaker of the House succeeding William J. Murphy (D –Coventry, Warwick, West Warwick). “I applaud the House of Representatives for choosing Majority Leader Fox to lead them...
02/08/2010
Roberts reminds Rhode Islanders there is still time to “roll up your sleeves” and take advantage of statewide free public flu vaccine clinics PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council and the Long Term Care Coordinating Council will attend the...
02/08/2010
PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today spoke out against the ruling by the Office of Health Insurance Commissioner approving an average 7% increase for direct-pay plans by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. “I am encouraged that the Health Insurance Commissioner used his...
02/08/2010
Emergency Management Advisory Council meeting to receive briefing and tour U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Explosives Detection Mitigation and Response Center at URI PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will convene a meeting of the Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC),...
02/03/2010
Roberts reminds Rhode Islanders there is still time to “roll up your sleeves” and take advantage of statewide free public flu vaccine clinics PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council and the Long Term Care Coordinating Council will attend the...
01/29/2010
Roberts urges all Rhode Islanders to “roll up their sleeves” and take advantage of statewide free public flu vaccine clinics PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council and the Long Term Care Coordinating Council will attend the free public H1N1...
01/27/2010
Roberts says agreement between Blue Cross and Attorney General has failed Rhode Islanders who cannot afford health insurance rate increases PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today decried the agreement reached between the Office of the Attorney General and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of...
01/26/2010
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts praised today’s announcement of the new appointments to the board of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC). “The primary focus of state leaders must be job creation,” said Lt. Governor Roberts. “Today’s appointments to the EDC represent...
01/25/2010
Roberts urges Office of Health Insurance Commissioner to reject proposed double-digit increases for large and small business plans PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today voiced her opposition to the proposed double-digit rate increases for large and small business group plans submitted...