State Government Press Releases

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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...
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...