State Government Press Releases

Page 29 of 46
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today presented non-certified copies of original birth certificates to advocates who worked for the passage of legislation granting adoptees aged 25 and older access to their original birth records for the first time in Rhode Island's history. Today...
GOVERNOR LINCOLN CHAFEE, LT. GOVERNOR ROBERTS, STATE OFFICIALS RESPOND TO SUPREME COURT DECISION ON AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Governor Says Court's Decision to Uphold Law in Entirety Bolsters Reform Efforts Already Underway PROVIDENCE— This morning the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable...
Governor Creates, Through Executive Order, Shared Municipal Services Task Force 5-Member Panel to Help Facilitate Shared Services to Achieve Cost Savings Pawtucket, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today signed Executive Order 12-03, creating a task force to help facilitate...
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...