State Government Press Releases

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09/08/2013
Annual meeting focuses on future of clean renewable energy La Malbaie, Quebec Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the co-chair of the 37th Annual Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers today and tomorrow (Sept. 8-9) in La Malbaie, is meeting and strengthening partnerships...
08/28/2013
Bristol, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) has approved the design concept for the new Rhode Island Veterans Home. With this approval, the stage has been set for a future award of matching funds by the federal government...
08/21/2013
Providence, RI HealthSource RI, Rhode Island's health benefits exchange, today announced the final approval of plans and rates that will be offered through the exchange when open enrollment begins for individuals and small businesses on October 1, 2013. HealthSource RI has signed agreements...
08/20/2013
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) today announced the recipients of the Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program during a State House ceremony that also honored the program's funders. "Thank you to the five funders ...
08/20/2013
Providence, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Rhode Island Division of Veterans Affairs has been awarded a grant of approximately $658,000 for the construction of a new columbarium at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery. "I was very pleased when the United States...
08/19/2013
Funds to Advance Adult Learning, Workforce Training Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced Rhode Island will receive a $670,000 Workforce Investment Act (WIA) incentive grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. "In order to continue moving Rhode Island's economy in the...
08/07/2013
Providence, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has accepted his invitation to participate in a "Charter Forum," which will highlight the role of Rhode Island's 1663 Colonial Charter in shaping American jurisprudence. The forum will take...
08/07/2013
A Step in the Right Direction for Regulatory Reform Providence, R.I. - As part of his accelerated Regulatory Reform Initiative, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the release of the Period One Regulatory Look Back Report, which was issued by the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB)...
08/02/2013
Brings Experience that Will Help Businesses Navigate Regulatory Process Providence, R.I. - In an ongoing effort to make doing business easier in the state, Rhode Island Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Peter Marino today announced that Nancy Scarduzio has been named as the Office...
08/02/2013
Providence, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the State House dome will be illuminated green today, August 2, in recognition of National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month. The lighting is a symbol of support for those affected by the disease, and those who work to fund and...