State Government Press Releases

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10/21/2015
Fulfilling a key element of Governor Gina M. Raimondo's plan for jumpstarting the economy and supporting schools, the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education this evening (Tuesday, October 20) unanimously approved funding to kick off school-renovation projects that will spur the Rhode...
10/15/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. "This month's unemployment report highlights why we must stay relentlessly focused on our mission to put people back to work. We can't...
10/15/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her continuing effort to make it easier and less expensive to do business in Rhode Island, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today met with business leaders at Amica to hear how the elimination of the sales and use tax on commercial energy is putting money back into the...
10/09/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited South County Hospital today to highlight innovative new approaches to build healthier communities through local partnerships to prevent chronic diseases, improve birth outcomes, and improve the social and environmental conditions in 11 different...
10/08/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of the Office of Management and Budget Jonathan Womer today announced the findings of the RhodeWorks economic impact study conducted by Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI). According to the study: RhodeWorks will increase the...
10/08/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the first Rhode Island Cybersecurity Commission ("the Commission") report, making the state one of only a handful to take a leadership role on this critical national security issue. In the first of two expected reports, the Commission...
10/05/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered the U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, October 6, 2015 in honor of those killed in...
10/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Raimondo is working with emergency management officials from the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), Department of Health (RIDOH), Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), State Police (RISP), Department of Transportation (RIDOT), and Division of...
10/01/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo this evening announced a three-firm marketing team to design and execute a top-notch statewide tourism and business attraction campaign. Engaging this team will build on efforts ongoing across state government to revitalize the state's economy and put Rhode Islanders back...
09/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has appointed Commissioner James E. Purcell, Ph.D. and Naomi R. Thompson, Esq. to the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE). "Education is the ladder to the middle class and here in Rhode Island we need to do everything possible to prepare...