State Government Press Releases

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01/06/2015
Inaugural Address Governor Gina M. Raimondo January 6, 2015 My fellow Rhode Islanders, it is a great honor to address you today. I am humbled by the challenges before us, mindful of the many Rhode Island families struggling with some of the toughest economic conditions that we've ever faced,...
01/06/2015
Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo today released the names and titles of the individuals who have been hired to serve in the Office of the Governor. "I am thrilled with the talented and capable people who will be joining my team in the Governor's office," said Governor-elect Raimondo. "I am...
12/24/2014
Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Administration's Office of Regulatory Reform (ORR) and Office of Digital Excellence (ODE) have selected 10 municipalities to pilot a new statewide e-permitting initiative. It will modernize state...
12/23/2014
State Agencies Complete Review in Record Time, More than 250 Changes Identified, Next Steps Recommend Statutory Reform Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the release of the Final Report for the accelerated regulatory project. The Office of Management and Budget's...
12/23/2014
Providence, RI. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined the Rhode Island Division of Planning's Office of Housing and Community Development today to announce that 26 Rhode Island cities and towns will receive nearly $5.3 million in grants from the 2014 Rhode Island Community Development Block Grant (...
12/16/2014
Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Service Steven M. Costantino and Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts announced today that Rhode Island has been selected for a $20 million Model Test Award under the second round of the Centers for...
12/16/2014
Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today three appointments and one re-appointment to the Board of Directors for The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. The three new members are Jerauld Adams, owner of North American Industries Inc. in Central Falls; Myrth York, a philanthropist,...
12/15/2014
East Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today joined members of the Educator Autonomy Working Group at the Orlo Avenue School in East Providence to receive their final report. Working group co-chairs Yanaiza Gallant, Principal of the Orlo Avenue School, and Patricia Page, 2014 Rhode...
12/08/2014
Quonset, R.I. – The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced today that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. A major milestone for the state and former naval air station and construction battalion base, the event was attended by the...
11/25/2014
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined House Finance Committee Chair Raymond E. Gallison Jr., House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chair Jan P. Malik, and Senate Special Legislation and Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Walter S. Felag Jr. today to announce that Gilbane Building Co....