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...
10/01/2015
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...
09/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. "The drop in the unemployment rate is encouraging, but we are still lagging the rest of our country and have to remain laser-focused on...
09/15/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced 8 year-old Emma Hoag of Newport as the winner of the Rhode Island State Insect Drawing Competition. Emma's drawing of the American burying beetle had the state insect enjoying a frozen lemonade and showed the most creativity by including...
09/10/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today continued to highlight recent investments in education by focusing on increasing college access and affordability. The Rhode Island's Promise scholarship will help students with proven academic performance to tackle the gap between their financial...