State Government Press Releases

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Providence, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced Christine C. Ferguson as the Director of the Rhode Island Health Benefits Exchange. The exchange will link consumers and employees with affordable health coverage and is supported by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Quonset, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) is launching a new radio ad to promote QuonsetJobs.com The on-line initiative helps match Rhode Island job seekers with available positions at the Quonset Business Park and the Port of...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Megan N. Clingham for Mental Health Advocate for the State of Rhode Island. "The mission of the Mental Health Advocate is a critical one: defending and protecting the rights and best interests of those...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Marion S. Gold for Commissioner of Energy Resources for the State of Rhode Island. "As we as a state work to put Rhode Island at the forefront of energy sustainability and affordability, the Office of Energy...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Peter Crowley, owner of Newport's La Forge Casino Restaurant, for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors. "I am pleased that native Newporter Peter Crowley has agreed...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln Chafee announced today that he has asked Department of Business Regulation (DBR) Director Paul McGreevy to serve as Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC). As Special Advisor, Director McGreevy will work to...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Roland Fiore, Stephen Hardy, and William Holmes for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors. Governor Chafee announced his nomination of Marcia Blount, Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, and...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Mayor Angel Taveras and Mayor Allan Fung joined Director of Human Services Sandra M. Powell and Director of Labor and Training Charles J. Fogarty at the State House today to announce $2 million in state and federal funding that will provide summer...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that, as Central Falls' recovery moves into a new phase, John F. McJennett III will become the city's Receiver, following more than a year of service from Judge Robert G. Flanders, Jr. There will be a period of overlap as McJennett...
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Marcia Blount, Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, and Alison Vareika for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors. "First, I would like to thank all those who have served the EDC Board for...