State Government Press Releases

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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....
11/21/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor-Elect Gina M. Raimondo today launched www.comeback.ri.gov, a transition website through which Rhode Islanders can learn about the transition, submit resumes for positions in her administration and contact the transition team. "I am focused on assembling the best team...
11/18/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo today announced a 13-member transition team to help her execute a seamless transition in the Office of Governor on January 6, 2015. "I am proud to have this smart, energetic group of Rhode Islanders on my team," Governor-elect Raimondo said. "...
11/10/2014
Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) Director Charles J. Fogarty on today at DLT in Cranston to announce repayment of the funds the state borrowed to cover Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefit payments. Since March 2009, the U.S....
11/18/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo today announced she will re-appoint State Police Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell to his current role as the Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and will re-submit his name as Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety...