State Government Press Releases

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02/05/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate five members to the Board of Education. As the Governor works to expand opportunities for Rhode Island families, these nominees will help build the foundation for success in our schools. Raimondo will submit the...
02/04/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina Raimondo today announced six nominations for the I-195 Redevelopment Commission as a first step in advancing efforts to revitalize the vacant parcel in Providence. Raimondo is submitting the six nominees for consideration to the Rhode Island Senate for confirmation.
02/03/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on Commissioner Deborah A. Gist's selection as the new superintendent of Tulsa Public Schools: "I want to extend my congratulations to Commissioner Gist on her selection as the new superintendent of Tulsa...
02/02/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement urging Rhode Islanders to continue to exercise caution and patience during Monday's commute home: "As the snow and freezing rain continue throughout the day, I want to remind Rhode Islanders to please stay...
02/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement urging Rhode Islanders to take caution on the roads during Monday's storm: "My number one priority through this storm - and every storm - is keeping people safe. I'm urging everyone to take extra caution on the...
01/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - This evening, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an Executive Order issuing restrictions on motor vehicle travel for the State of Rhode Island. You can view the Declaration at the link below.
01/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - This afternoon, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an Executive Order issuing a State of Emergency for Rhode Island. You can view the Declaration at the link below.
01/25/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement reminding Rhode Islanders to prepare for severe winter weather. "The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for all of Rhode Island for Monday night through Wednesday morning. We are hard at...
01/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement following the announcement of the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. "I am pleased that Rhode Island's unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since March 2008. However, Rhode Island's...
01/21/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Nominee Stefan Pryor will visit Daniele Food, Inc. for their first "Make it in RI" site visit. The stop will give them a sneak peak of Daniele's new facility, opening in April 2015. "We will create opportunities for Rhode...