State Government Press Releases

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Cranston, RI Governor Lincoln Chafee was joined today by Lt. Governor Roberts, Rhode Island National Guard Major General Kevin McBride, SAMHSA Administrator Pamela Hyde, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, and other state, local and military officials for a Veterans' Forum on Behavioral...
Providence, R.I. Governor Lincoln Chafee, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts and Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy will host a Mental Health Roundtable this Friday, bringing state leaders in mental health care and coverage together with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrator...
Providence, R.I. - Following services over the weekend for Providence Police Sergeant Maxwell Dorley and U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, both U.S. and Rhode Island flags may now be returned to full-staff.
Providence, R.I. - This weekend, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee will travel to North Carolina to attend the 2012 Governors Education Symposium, titled "Advance America: A Commitment to Education & the Economy." The two-day conference, conceived by the James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational...
Providence, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that both U.S. and Rhode Island flags will remain at half-staff through Saturday, April 28, 2012. The Governor previously ordered both U.S. and Rhode Island flags to half-staff in honor of Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, who died April...
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Human Services has been chosen by the Urban Institute as one of six states awarded a three-year implementation grant as part of the Ford Foundation-funded Work Support Strategies initiative. This initiative seeks to...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has traveled to Kuwait and Afghanistan last week as part of a Governors' Delegation sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense. The primary purpose of the trip, which began with a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta at the Pentagon, is...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has traveled to Kuwait and Afghanistan this week as part of a Governors' Delegation sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense. The primary purpose of the trip, which began with a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta at the Pentagon, is...
Effort to Increase Efficiency, Effectiveness of State Programs Kelly K. Mahoney to Serve as Governor's Director of Policy Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Director of Policy Brian M. Daniels has agreed to lead the state's performance management initiative,...
Competition will use cutting-edge social networking tools to encourage state employees to walk, run, bike, swim and spin their way to health and well-being Providence, RI - According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...