State Government Press Releases

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04/12/2013
State House - In the wake of the senseless shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the General Assembly leadership has joined forces with Governor Lincoln Chafee, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and law enforcement officials to introduce legislation to improve gun safety and...
04/08/2013
Valois Brings Broad Range of Management Experience in the Private, Public, and Non-Profit Sectors Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Marcel A. Valois, a business and community leader with decades of management experience in the private, public, and...
04/08/2013
Gov. Chafee, Congressional Delegation, Assembly Members, City Officials, Private Sector Leaders Break Ground as Infrastructure Work Commences Important Step in Readying Land for Responsible, Job-Generating Development Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined members of Rhode...
04/12/2013
Providence - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the first contract in a new bridge preservation program aimed at improved maintenance of bridges in the I-95 corridor from Warwick to Providence. The goal of the program is to...
04/12/2013
State House - The Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings shocked and saddened the nation. It also spurred action in Rhode Island to review safety plans and measures in the state's schools and to address and strengthen areas that need improvement. Three pieces of legislation addressing school...
03/28/2013
Commission Has Made Numerous Improvements to City's Fiscal Stability Providence, RI - Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Department of Revenue (DOR) Director Rosemary Booth Gallogly today announced that, following a number of significant improvements in the financial health and...
03/21/2013
Grants Connect Employers, Educational Providers to Develop Opportunities for Unemployed and Underemployed Rhode Islanders Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Governor's Workforce Board RI has awarded $1.97 million dollars in Innovative Partnership grants,...
03/15/2013
Result of Suggestions Made by DMV Staff Directly to Gov. Chafee Continuation of Chafee Administration's Improvements to Customer Service, Efficiency at Agency Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today launched the first phase of the new and improved Rhode Island Department of Motor...
03/13/2013
Unveils Legislative Package, Releases Findings of Simpatico, Inc. Administration's Work on These Issues Dates Back to 2011 Providence, RI Governor Lincoln Chafee and members of his Cabinet today offered an update on his Administration's efforts to comprehensively combat waste, fraud, and...
03/12/2013
RI One of 29 States to Achieve Record Export Growth in 2012, 4.1% Increase from Previous Year Growth Continuing in 2013: January Exports Up 26.75% Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that 2012 was another positive year for Rhode Island exports, with continued...