State Government Press Releases

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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...
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Assistant U.S. Attorney Luis M. Matos for a position on the Rhode Island Superior Court. "Luis Matos is eminently qualified, with decades of valuable legal experience and awards and accolades from every position he...
Latest Step in Governor's Ongoing Efforts to Make DMV More Convenient Providence, RI - Rhode Island motorists now have a quick and more convenient way to renew their driver's licenses. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that online driver's license renewals are now available on the...
Recognized by First Lady Obama's Let's Move Child Care Initiative Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island has been recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Child Care Initiative for its exceptional work in promoting young children's health and...
Cranston, RI Governor Lincoln Chafee was joined today by Lt. Governor Roberts, Rhode Island National Guard Major General Kevin McBride, SAMHSA Administrator Pamela Hyde, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, and other state, local and military officials for a Veterans' Forum on Behavioral...