State Government Press Releases

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03/03/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott as the next Director of the Department of Health. Raimondo will submit Dr. Alexander-Scott's name for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "Healthy Rhode...
03/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - With more snow expected to fall steadily throughout the evening and overnight tonight, Governor Gina M. Raimondo reminded Rhode Islanders to take caution on the roads. "As our state continues to face more snow and winter weather, I want to remind everyone again to please use...
02/26/2015
Group tasked to improve delivery of health care services, lower costs PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today appointed a diverse group of health care professionals, patient advocates, businesspeople and other policy leaders to address the structural challenges facing Rhode Island's...
02/23/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today the "Governor for a Day" essay contest as a way to encourage young girls to become leaders in their communities. This Women's History Month initiative is open to girls in 5th through 8th grade throughout the state. The winning essayist...
02/20/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today named Sister Therese Antone and Dr. Tim Murphy to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission. "My first Executive Order as Governor called for the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct in government," said Raimondo. "By appointing these...
02/19/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo named 15 members to the Rhode Island Career and Technical Board of Trustees and nine members to the Rhode Island Career and Technical Education (CTE) Trust. These two entities were created last legislative session to concentrate on improving career...
02/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo outlined the urgent need to stop Rhode Island's decline and spark a comeback, so that every hardworking person can make it in Rhode Island. Today, Raimondo shared the approach and analysis she has undertaken to understand Rhode Island's bleak economic...
02/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo tomorrow will outline the urgent need to stop Rhode Island's decline and spark a comeback, so that every hardworking person can make it in Rhode Island. Raimondo intends to share the approach and analysis she has undertaken to understand Rhode Island's...
02/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Michael P. Lewis, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), will resign from his post effective February 27, 2015. She also announced new leadership changes at RIDOT to ensure a smooth transition. "...
02/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her continuing efforts to attract new businesses to Rhode Island and to encourage our existing businesses to expand and grow, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order to improve the state's regulatory process and make Rhode Island more business-...