State Government Press Releases

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11/14/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "I am very pleased with today's ruling. I will continue to do whatever is necessary to protect Rhode Island taxpayers against a vendor that has tried to hold our project hostage."
11/14/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "On Veterans Day, we express our profound gratitude to the brave men and women who have answered our nation's call to serve and protect us. We will never forget that the freedoms we enjoy as Americans are...
11/09/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today on the results of the Presidential Election. "The long campaign is over and now it is time to begin the necessary work to unite our nation. My top priority is positioning Rhode Island for success. The people of...
11/04/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today appointed Tina Cane of Rumford as Rhode Island Poet Laureate. Cane replaces Rick Benjamin, who resigned late last year to accept a teaching and administrative position at the University of California, Santa Barbara. "I am thrilled to have Tina...
11/03/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo named Ann C. Assumpico as the 13th Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police. Assumpico started her career in law enforcement nearly 40 years ago as a corrections officer at the Adult Correctional Institution. She later served as a patrol officer...
11/02/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the anticipated impact of HealthSource RI (HSRI)'s open enrollment period on customer service at the Department of Human Services (DHS) field offices and HSRI Contact Center. "The beginning of the month is...
10/28/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), the Rhode Island State Police (RISP), the Rhode Island National Guard (RING), and the Southeastern New England Defense Industry...
10/25/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Over lunch at Gregg's Restaurant on Post Road, Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and state and local officials heard about the hopes and struggles of several long-term unemployed Rhode Island workers and the success stories of a few formerly unemployed...
10/20/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on Rhode Island's latest jobs and unemployment data. "Today's report reinforces the need to remain tirelessly focused on building a strong and innovative 21st century economy by investing in the skills of our...
10/17/2016
Providence DHS Center to remain open until 6:30pm two days a week to help ease wait times PROVIDENCE, R.I. Governor Gina M. Raimondo directed the Department of Human Services to immediately begin offering extended hours two days a week at the Providence DHS Field Office in an effort to reduce...