State Government Press Releases

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03/05/2010
Roberts to meet President and First Lady at White House ceremony recognizing the achievements of women as part of Women’s History Month PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts has accepted an invitation from President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to attend a reception at the...
02/26/2010
Roberts’ tour to highlight impact of arts and culture businesses on local economy PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will take her Statewide Arts and Culture Tour for Buy Local RI to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School at the Carter Center for Music Education and Performance...
02/25/2010
Roberts’ tour to highlight impact of arts and culture businesses on local economy PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will take her Statewide Arts and Culture Tour for Buy Local RI to an edit session for local documentary filmmakers Providence Pictures, at work on a national broadcast...
02/15/2010
Roberts will give testimony opposing rate hike proposals from state’s insurers for large and small group business plans PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will testify before the Health Insurance Advisory Council and oppose the rate hikes for large and small group employer plans being...
02/12/2010
Statewide events will highlight economic impact of small businesses in arts and culture sector PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, will announce the launch of a Statewide Arts and Culture Tour to support small businesses in the arts and...
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...
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...
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...
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),