State Government Press Releases

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State Police Second-in-Command to Assist with Management of Agency Need for Intervention Discovered as Result of Governor Chafee's Request for Performance and Accountability Review Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Rhode Island State Police Superintendent Steven G. O'...
Providence, Rhode Island - At the Governor's request, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has been undergoing a full review for improvements to accountability and performance. As part of this review, RIPTA recently completed an assessment of its security systems at its Elmwood...
Appointment Comes Following DE Judge's Approval of Request to Move Asset Control to RI Receiver Will Work with Governor Chafee to Achieve Governor's Top Priority: Maximum Recovery of Taxpayer Dollars Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that attorney...
Extensive Law Enforcement, Administrative Experience Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his appointment of Anthony J. Silva, who has more than three decades of law enforcement experience, as Administrator of the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Silva...
7,000 more RI-based jobs for March 2012 than originally estimated Accommodation and Food Services, Professional and Business Services, and Construction estimates each up more than 1,000 jobs Providence, RI - A recent analysis of tax data shows that Rhode Island job growth exceeded...
Next RI Great Outdoors Pursuit Event to be Held at Goddard Park on Bay Day PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that the annual Governor's Bay Day celebration is scheduled for Sunday, July 29. Free parking will be available at all Rhode Island state beaches...
Twice daily flights to Orlando, Fla. and daily service to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood to begin Nov. 29, 2012 Book sale fares as low as $75 today through Aug. 1 at www.jetblue.com/new for travel Nov. 29 Dec. 12, 2012 in celebration of the airline's 75th new destination (a) Providence is...
Critical Piece of Governor Chafee's Vision for Making Government an Efficient, Effective, Responsible Steward of Taxpayer Dollars Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that Peter M. Marino will serve as the first Director of the newly created Rhode Island Office of...
Governor Keeps Promise to Double Number of Female Appointments Providence, RI Governor Chafee joined with the Women's Fund of Rhode Island at the State House today to celebrate the Governor's commitment to having women represented in senior positions within state government and on boards...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the launch of RIEnergy.org, a website providing energy information and resources for Rhode Island residents, businesses, and municipalities. "The groundbreaking launch of RIEnergy.org is a great accomplishment for our state,