State Government Press Releases

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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...
01/05/2010
Calls for immediate appointment of new board members to position Rhode Island’s economy for recovery PROVIDENCE-- Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts praised today’s announcement of Keith Stokes as director of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC). “Rhode Islanders are out of...
12/22/2009
Extension included in Defense Appropriation bill adds six months of coverage for the unemployed PROVIDENCE-- Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today thanked the Rhode Island federal delegation, President Obama and Congress for extending a federal subsidy that helps unemployed Rhode Islanders keep...
12/10/2009
Cranston “Main Street” holiday event for Buy Local RI continues the statewide initiative to grow sales and customer base for locally owned businesses PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, continues her holiday “Main Street” walking tours to...
12/09/2009
Wakefield “Main Street” holiday event for Buy Local RI continues the statewide initiative to grow sales and customer base for locally owned businesses PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, continues her holiday “Main Street” walking tours to...
12/08/2009
Roberts to make “Main Street” holiday tour of Chepachet local businesses and celebrate Brown & Hopkins Country Store 200th Anniversary PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, continues her holiday “Main Street” walking tours to highlight the...
12/04/2009
Emergency Management Advisory Council meeting to present update on H1N1 flu preparations and review statewide winter emergency shelter capacity PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts will convene the Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC), Tuesday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m. at the...
12/02/2009
LT. GOV ROBERTS APPLAUDS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH APPROVAL OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS FOR FEDERALLY-FUNDED RESEARCH PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the approval by the National Institutes of Health of the first embryonic stem cells for...
12/02/2009
LT. GOV. ROBERTS TO TOUR WICKFORD AND PROVIDENCE, HOPE STREET LOCAL BUSINESSES FOR Buy Local RI Wickford and Providence“Main Street” holiday events for Buy Local RI continues the statewide initiative to grow sales and customer base for locally owned businesses PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov....
11/20/2009
PROVIDENCE—Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will be joined by volunteers tomorrow, Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. to pack care packages being sent out by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor Roberts as part of Operation Holiday Cheer. The Operation Holiday Cheer program sends care packages...