State Government Press Releases

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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,
Thorough Review Will Result in Recommendations for Improved Operations, Efficiency to Benefit Rhode Islanders Top Priority: RIPTA Deficit Providence, RI - At a Board meeting of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) this afternoon, Governor Lincoln Chafee announced that the...
Moody's: Task Force Will Likely Achieve Efficiencies, Savings Providence, RI - Moody's Investors Service, a global provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis, last week praised Governor Lincoln Chafee's recent Executive Order creating a municipal shared services task force for the...
First Female Public Defender in Rhode Island History Providence, RI - In a State House ceremony this morning, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee formally swore in Mary S. McElroy, a career public defender with nearly twenty years of experience at the state and federal level, as Rhode Island Public...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today presented non-certified copies of original birth certificates to advocates who worked for the passage of legislation granting adoptees aged 25 and older access to their original birth records for the first time in Rhode Island's history. Today...
GOVERNOR LINCOLN CHAFEE, LT. GOVERNOR ROBERTS, STATE OFFICIALS RESPOND TO SUPREME COURT DECISION ON AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Governor Says Court's Decision to Uphold Law in Entirety Bolsters Reform Efforts Already Underway PROVIDENCE— This morning the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable...
Governor Creates, Through Executive Order, Shared Municipal Services Task Force 5-Member Panel to Help Facilitate Shared Services to Achieve Cost Savings Pawtucket, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today signed Executive Order 12-03, creating a task force to help facilitate...
Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced Christine C. Ferguson as the Director of the Rhode Island Health Benefits Exchange. The exchange will link consumers and employees with affordable health coverage and is supported by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.