State Government Press Releases

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05/13/2013
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that in March and April, the Governor's Workforce Board (GWB) Rhode Island awarded more than $60,000 in Express Grants to 20 Rhode Island companies seeking to improve the skills of their existing workers. Express Grants offer...
05/10/2013
District Court Magistrate Joseph A. Montalbano Nominated for Superior Court Family Court Magistrate Patricia K. Asquith Nominated for Family Court Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of District Court Magistrate Joseph A. Montalbano...
05/09/2013
Promoting Greater Minority Representation in State Workforce, Contracts to Better Reflect RI's Changing Demographics Affirms Rhode Island's Long Legacy of Diversity and Tolerance Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today signed Executive Order 13-05, designed to reflect the...
05/07/2013
Initiative helps states develop cost-benefit modeling tool to assess effectiveness of programs Rhode Island selected as Pew-MacArthur's 14th partner state Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island has been selected as the 14th partner state to...
05/03/2013
Final of Governor's Nominees for Refocused Board Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Maeve Donohue, President of Barrington's Nami Studios, for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors. Nami Studios is a full service...
04/24/2013
Governor Chafee Announces Next Action Step in Development of an Integrated Plan to Mobilize State and Community Assets for a Better Rhode Island Providence, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the next action step in a multi-agency effort over the next two years to develop an...
04/24/2013
Funds will be used to complete Iway Project Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the completion of the land transfer process between the State and the I-195 Redevelopment Commission. The transfer will provide $38.4...
04/18/2013
Governor Chafee Thanks Koller for Years of Accomplished Service to the State of Rhode Island and Its Citizens Providence, RI - Governor Chafee announced today that Health Insurance Commissioner Christopher F. Koller will be stepping down to become President of the Milbank Memorial Fund, a...
04/16/2013
Governor Chafee Pledges Continued Support Providence, RI - In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, a number of Rhode Island agencies and organizations provided assistance to the State of Massachusetts, City of Boston, and area hospitals to aid their response and recovery. The...
04/11/2013
RI Government's First Comprehensive Veterans Affairs Website Contains Links to Helpful Services for Veterans & Their Families Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the launch of Rhode Island government's first comprehensive Veterans Affairs website: www....