State Government Press Releases

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Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the thirty-eight members of the America's Cup World Series Host Committee. The Committee, established when Governor Chafee signed Executive Order 11-11 last month, will coordinate Rhode Island's efforts to ensure a successful event. Brad...
Providence, RI - In his continuing effort to address the fiscal challenges of Rhode Island's cities and towns and revitalize Rhode Island's economy, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee hosted three packed community forums this week in Pawtucket, West Warwick, and Cranston to hear from dozens of local small...
Providence, RI - In the latest example of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee's continued and sustained efforts to address Rhode Island's municipal challenges and to provide property tax relief to Rhode Islanders, the Governor today hosted leaders and representatives of state and municipal employee groups...
"Rhode Island is a great place to do business" Warwick, RI - "The smallest state in the nation has always been one of the country's biggest leaders." So begins a positive 15-page feature profile about Rhode Island in Delta Air Lines' in-flight Sky magazine, which reaches an estimated 5 million...
Providence, RI - In the latest example of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee's continued and sustained efforts to address Rhode Island's municipal challenges and to provide property tax relief to Rhode Islanders, the Governor will host leaders and representatives of state and municipal employee groups for...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island's decision to grant a motion to approve a Settlement Agreement between the city and Central Falls retirees, filed by the Receiver, and argued by the Receiver's attorney, Theodore...
Cranston, RI - When it comes to influencing safe teen driving behavior, studies find that parents play a critical role. Until now, parents in Rhode Island have not had a high quality resource - aside from their intuition or own driving experience - to provide them with the information and...
Cranston, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his appointment of Theresa C. Murray as Executive Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA). She replaces J. David Smith, who retired in June to pursue a career in academia. "As we saw with the floods of 2010,...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today continued to engage Rhode Island's municipal leaders by hosting a Municipal Executives Strategy Session attended by representatives of 37 of the state's 39 cities towns. The session is the latest example of the Governor's continued and sustained...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that he will host a Municipal Executives Strategy Session with the mayors and town managers of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns. The focus of discussion will be evaluating municipal finance issues including proposed solutions for the...