State Government Press Releases

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11/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, in partnership with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, joined Volvo Ocean Race and Sail Newport today to announce the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in 2018. Rhode Island will again be the only North American...
10/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, today launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. Applications for the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit and The Rebuild Rhode...
10/28/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo convened business and state agency leaders today to review progress on her initiative to foster innovation and promote a culture of continuous improvement across state agencies. "Rhode Islanders deserve a government that moves at the speed of business,
10/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today launched the state's first formal review of the state's education funding formula in an effort to achieve better outcomes for our students, educators and taxpayers. As part of this work, she signed an executive order appointing a working group...
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...
10/01/2015
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...