State Government Press Releases

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12/14/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today announced the finalists of the RI Kids' Healthy Recipe Challenge. The Governor's office, in partnership with the RI Food Bank and Eat Drink RI, received 126 recipes from 5th-8th graders from around Rhode Island and...
12/11/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, with Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor and Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, today launched three new incentive programs at the Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket, RI. These programs are designed to enhance business attraction and jumpstart new local...
12/08/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - As part of her efforts to reduce the effects of climate change and transition to a cleaner, low-carbon energy economy, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order to task state agencies with reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their...
12/03/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered the U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, December 7, 2015 in honor of the victims in...
12/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo, along with First Gentleman Andy Moffit, will host a Holiday Celebration and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the Rhode Island State House. The event is open to all Rhode Islanders and their families and will feature...
12/14/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today announced the names of community leaders who will join them as judges for the first RI Kids' Healthy Recipe Challenge ("Healthy Kids Challenge"). Monday is the last day to submit recipes, and to date, over 50 have...
11/23/2015
Raimondo, Congressional delegation announce 26 Real Jobs RI grants PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, today announced the recipients of the Real Jobs RI implementation grants available through the Rhode Island Department of Labor...
11/19/2015
Today, Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement on Syrian refugees: "Rhode Islanders join people from around the world in condemning the devastating terrorist attacks last week in Paris. In the light of these attacks, my absolute top priority is keeping our families safe....
11/18/2015
Rhode Island offers companies access to research and development to help them grow PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor, today launched three new innovation-focused incentive programs aimed at jumpstarting Rhode Island's economy....
11/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Today, Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement on PARCC results: "The PARCC results released today are disappointing, but not surprising. The results confirm what we already know from Rhode Island's NAEP scores, our high school and college graduation rates,...