State Government Press Releases

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01/21/2010
Roberts urges 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 flu...
01/20/2010
Roberts urges 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 her neighborhood free...
01/19/2010
Roberts urges Office of Health Insurance Commissioner to reject proposed 10.2% increase for direct-pay plans PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today voiced her opposition to the proposed double-digit rate increase for direct-pay plans submitted to the Office of Health Insurance...
01/15/2010
Roberts encourages Rhode Islanders to take advantage of free public flu vaccine clinics starting up statewide this weekend PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council and the Long Term Care Coordinating Council, today urged all Rhode Islanders...
01/13/2010
Buy Local RI bills would amend state purchasing law to ensure tie bids go to RI companies and prevent unfair advantages for out-of-state companies PROVIDENCE--- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts announced today that a package of “Buy Local RI” bills would be re-filed at her request. The...
01/11/2010
Emergency Management Advisory Council meeting to present update on H1N1 flu plans and preparations PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will convene the Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC), Tuesday, January 12th at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of Labor and Training in Cranston. ...
01/11/2010
More seniors now eligible for low-income “Extra Help” prescription drug subsidy as of January 1 PROVIDENCE- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council, today reminds seniors that they may now be eligible for increased prescription drug assistance from the...
01/08/2010
Roberts convenes state’s primary oral health coalition to renew efforts at improving access to oral health in Rhode Island PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, chair of the Rhode Island Oral Health Commission, will reconvene the Commission at a kick-off meeting and Oral Health State Summit,
01/05/2010
PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the override by the General Assembly of Governor Carcieri’s veto of S-777A and H-5613A, legislation that would establish a board of directors to create uniform, statewide health plans for all public school...
01/05/2010
Roberts praises General Assembly for restoring legislation preserving the basic human right to grieve for the loss of a loved one PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the override by the General Assembly of Governor Carcieri’s veto of S-195B...