State Government Press Releases

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04/16/2013
Governor Chafee Pledges Continued Support Providence, RI - In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, a number of Rhode Island agencies and organizations provided assistance to the State of Massachusetts, City of Boston, and area hospitals to aid their response and recovery. The...
04/11/2013
RI Government's First Comprehensive Veterans Affairs Website Contains Links to Helpful Services for Veterans & Their Families Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the launch of Rhode Island government's first comprehensive Veterans Affairs website: www....
04/11/2013
Nominees Reflect Gov. Chafee's Commitment to Having Key RI Industries Represented on Board Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced three nominees for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors: Judith Diaz, RN, MPH, Director of Community...
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,...