State Government Press Releases

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05/30/2013
Providence, RI - In his continuing efforts to promote open and honest government in the State of Rhode Island, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the second phase of his administration's Transparency and Accountability Initiative. The goal of the Initiative is to provide the public with an...
05/29/2013
Former U.S. Attorney Curran Brings Extensive Legal, Governmental Experience to the Position Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of former U.S. Attorney Margaret E. "Meg" Curran to Chair the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission. "Beyond...
05/21/2013
Valois Brings Broad Range of Management Experience in the Private, Public, and Non-Profit Sectors Providence, RI - Marcel A. Valois, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee's nominee to lead the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), was today unanimously confirmed by the Rhode Island Senate.
05/13/2013
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that in March and April, the Governor's Workforce Board (GWB) Rhode Island awarded more than $60,000 in Express Grants to 20 Rhode Island companies seeking to improve the skills of their existing workers. Express Grants offer...
05/10/2013
District Court Magistrate Joseph A. Montalbano Nominated for Superior Court Family Court Magistrate Patricia K. Asquith Nominated for Family Court Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of District Court Magistrate Joseph A. Montalbano...
05/09/2013
Promoting Greater Minority Representation in State Workforce, Contracts to Better Reflect RI's Changing Demographics Affirms Rhode Island's Long Legacy of Diversity and Tolerance Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today signed Executive Order 13-05, designed to reflect the changing...
05/07/2013
Initiative helps states develop cost-benefit modeling tool to assess effectiveness of programs Rhode Island selected as Pew-MacArthur's 14th partner state Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island has been selected as the 14th partner state to...
05/03/2013
Final of Governor's Nominees for Refocused Board Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Maeve Donohue, President of Barrington's Nami Studios, for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors. Nami Studios is a full service...
04/24/2013
Governor Chafee Announces Next Action Step in Development of an Integrated Plan to Mobilize State and Community Assets for a Better Rhode Island Providence, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the next action step in a multi-agency effort over the next two years to develop an...
04/24/2013
Funds will be used to complete Iway Project Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the completion of the land transfer process between the State and the I-195 Redevelopment Commission. The transfer will provide $38.4...