State Government Press Releases

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Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today thanked the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) and its staff for working expeditiously to produce its just-released report, Defining Government's Role in Economic Development in the Ocean State. "38 Studios was and...
Will Bring Two Upgraded Mobile Cranes to Port of Providence Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that the State of Rhode Island has partnered with the City of Providence to formally assume control of the $10.5-million Transportation Investments Generating Economic...
Speaking at 'We Mean Business' Expo, Governor Announces Accelerated Regulation Review Plan Providence, RI - Speaking at the sixth annual "We Mean Business Expo," Governor Lincoln Chafee announced today that he has directed all state departments and agencies to accelerate their evaluation...
City Hall Event to Celebrate Team's First Governors' Cup Since 1984 Pawtucket, RI - Governor Lincoln Chafee and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien will host a victory celebration this Thursday for the International League Champion Pawtucket Red Sox, who captured their first Governors' Cup since...
Providence - Governor Lincoln Chafee announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), as Receiver for Moneta Capital, has accepted has accepted the State's offer to purchase the remaining land at Rocky Point in Warwick for the development of a future State Park. The 82-acre property...
Follows Governor Chafee's Direct Appeal to Commerce Department; Will Bring Financial Relief to Fishermen Providence, RI - Following Governor Lincoln Chafee's direct appeal to the federal government, the U.S. Department of Commerce has issued a disaster declaration for the New England...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee was named to the National Governors Association (NGA) Education and Workforce Committee by NGA Chair Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and NGA Vice Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. The Education and Workforce Committee has jurisdiction over issues in the...
PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today officially launched the state's tax amnesty program. As a result of legislation approved by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Chafee on June 15, Rhode Island is offering a 75-day tax amnesty period, from...
School District, CFTU, RIDE Conclude Successful Negotiations Providence, RI - The Central Falls Teachers' Union (of the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals), the Central Falls School District, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, and the R.I. Department of Education (RIDE) are...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today issued a request to the U.S. Department of Commerce, seeking a federal disaster declaration for the New England groundfish fishery. Such a declaration would prompt the Commerce Department to work with Congress to provide financial relief and...