State Government Press Releases

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11/06/2013
Multi-State Collaboration Awarded $1.5 Million from U.S. Department of Energy Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today Rhode Island's participation in a regional effort called the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, which will target non-
11/05/2013
Period Two Report marks the halfway point As part of his accelerated Regulatory Reform Initiative, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the release of the Period Two Regulatory Look Back Report, issued by the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Regulatory Reform (ORR). "...
10/28/2013
RIPTA to provide free rides to Veterans during the event Providence, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the first WaterFire entirely dedicated to raising community awareness and offering gratitude to Veterans, enlisted members of the military, and their families. The WaterFire...
10/24/2013
Providence, RI, - Governors from eight states today announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within a dozen years. These governors have joined forces to revolutionize the automobile market by promoting zero-emission vehicles....
10/21/2013
Funds will Engage 333 Rhode Islanders in Intensive Service to Meet Local Needs Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that 14 organizations in Rhode Island have received AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service, which totals $2.1 million. "By committing...
10/21/2013
Women hold 34 percent of appointments up from 15 percent in 2010 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined the Women's Fund of Rhode Island and Vision 2020 today to release the third RIGAP report, which reveals that the Governor has stood by his commitment to grow the number of women represented in...
10/15/2013
Haynes is a leader in the human resources field Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has announced today his appointment of Cheryl S. Haynes of Harmony to the Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission. "Cheryl Haynes has more than two decades of experience as a strategic human resources professional.
09/27/2013
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today proclaimed September 28 -29 as National Plug-In Weekend, joining 95 other locations across the country to celebrate the benefits of electric vehicles and to raise awareness of the growing infrastructure of electric vehicle charging stations. The announcement...
09/16/2013
Providence, RI The Governor's Workforce Board has launched the first phase of its new RI Work Immersion Program, designed to provide subsidized work experiences for Rhode Island-based college students and unemployed adults. Proposed by Governor Chafee and approved by the General Assembly, the $...
09/10/2013
Co-Chair Governor Chafee hosts summation press conference La Malbaie, Quebec During a press conference yesterday afternoon (Sept. 9), Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the co-chair of the 37th Annual Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (NEG/ECP), described the last two...