State Government Press Releases

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URI Graduate Served on Board of Governors for Higher Ed Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his intention to appoint Eva-Marie Mancuso as Chairwoman of the Rhode Island Board of Education, pending confirmation by the Rhode Island Senate. "Eva-Marie Mancuso...
Calls for Statewide Moment of Silence to Honor Victims at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, December 21 Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln Chafee has declared Friday, December 21, 2012 the one-week anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT a "Day of Mourning" in the...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island has received conditional approval of its blueprint to operate a state-based health benefits exchange, submitted earlier this month to the federal government. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has...
Providence, RI - Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed a proclamation today declaring December 13, 2012 "Hurricane Sandy Volunteer Appreciation Day" in the State of Rhode Island. The Governor will also host an appreciation event at the State House this afternoon recognizing the more...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln Chafee today announced that longtime aide Stephen R. Hourahan, who most recently served as Governor-elect Chafee's Transition Director and as Senior Advisor to the Governor, will return to Family Service of Rhode Island as Chief Advancement Officer. Hourahan left...
Blueprint submitted to the federal government provides detailed progress report, articulates decision to run a state-based Exchange Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the submission of a detailed progress report on the Rhode Island Health Benefits Exchange, called...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials today announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee will be a featured speaker tomorrow at the National Governors Association's National Summit on State Government Redesign in Washington, D.C. The summit will allow states to learn about best practices and share experiences around efforts to reform and...
Claims-filing sessions planned in Middletown and Westerly, December 4 through 6, for individuals who lost their jobs as a result of Hurricane Sandy Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) will hold Disaster...
Division of Planning Issues RFP to Develop Integrated Plans for Economic Development, Housing, and Growth November 30, 2012 (Providence, R.I.) Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced an important step forward in efforts to build a sustainable and prosperous future for Rhode Island....