State Government Press Releases

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12/07/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined state and city officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Commons at Providence Station, which is expected to create 225 direct jobs and 125 indirect jobs in construction as well as 169 new housing units in the state's capital. John M....
12/07/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Citing Rhode Islanders' continued frustration with long wait times, system errors and isolated reports of customers' services being disrupted for various reasons, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today ordered immediate actions to improve customer service at Department of Human...
12/06/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - According to a Proclamation issued by President Obama, Wednesday, December 7, will be recognized as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff...
12/05/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - During a visit today from U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. at West Warwick High School, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced the launch of new web development minors at four Rhode Island colleges and universities. This joint effort, spearheaded by the Rhode Island...
11/30/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intention to position Rhode Island at the forefront of the development of next-generation broadband networks, including 5G (Fifth Generation Wireless) networks. "To make Rhode Island one of the most desirable places to live, work...
11/30/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement that Rhode Island will receive $6 million in federal funding for early education. "We are pleased the U.S. Department of Education has announced Rhode Island will receive full funding - $6,043,
11/30/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Secretary Elizabeth Roberts announced on Monday that Rhode Island has partnered with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to leverage nearly $130 million in federal funds over the next five years to further transform our...
11/28/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Health and Human Services Secretary Elizabeth Roberts today announced the next step in Rhode Island's healthcare system transformation efforts that will increase access to quality, affordable care and build healthier communities. Rhode Island has...
11/23/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today will deliver meals to seniors in Cranston, then head to Baffoni's Poultry Farm to pick up a local turkey for her family's Thanksgiving dinner. "Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our blessings, and give thanks for our loved ones," Raimondo...
11/22/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has appointed Major Oscar Perez to the Rhode Island Parole Board. "The Rhode Island Parole Board is vital to our criminal justice system," Raimondo said. "I am pleased to appoint Major Oscar Perez to the Parole Board and am confident he will be an...