State Government Press Releases

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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...
11/17/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on Rhode Island's latest jobs and unemployment data. "Job growth has been our focus since day one. With this month's growth, the Rhode Island economy has regained all private sector jobs that were lost during...
11/14/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "I am very pleased with today's ruling. I will continue to do whatever is necessary to protect Rhode Island taxpayers against a vendor that has tried to hold our project hostage."
11/14/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "On Veterans Day, we express our profound gratitude to the brave men and women who have answered our nation's call to serve and protect us. We will never forget that the freedoms we enjoy as Americans are...
11/09/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today on the results of the Presidential Election. "The long campaign is over and now it is time to begin the necessary work to unite our nation. My top priority is positioning Rhode Island for success. The people of...