State Government Press Releases

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06/20/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today swore-in Judge Robert Ferrieri, the new Chief Judge of the state Workers' Compensation Court. "Judge Ferrieri brings excellent experience and knowledge from his eight years on the bench," Raimondo said. "I am confident that as Chief Judge, he...
06/16/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's latest economic data. "Although we've made progress -- 4,500 fewer Rhode Islanders are unemployed than a year ago -- creating an economy that's strong enough so that there's a...
06/12/2016
In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on June 16, 2016 in honor of the victims of the shooting in Orlando.
06/10/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has nominated Macky McCleary to be the state's new Administrator of the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC), effective September 5, 2016. She submitted his name to the Rhode Island Senate for advice and consent on Wednesday. Current...
06/09/2016
Raimondo Notes New Digital Technology Site Only Possible Because State Leaders Worked Together PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that General Electric plans to bring new, advanced industry jobs to Rhode Island with the opening of a GE Digital information technology...
06/08/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Joshua H. Brumberger, Wayne M. Kezirian, and Karen A. Santilli to the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Board of Directors. Raimondo submitted their names to the Rhode Island Senate for confirmation today. "...
06/07/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has nominated Rachelle R. Green to the Rhode Island Board of Education's Council on Postsecondary Education. The Governor submitted her name to the Rhode Island State Senate for its advice and consent. "We must support our students as they pursue...
06/02/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited the Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association classrooms to urge legislative leaders to approve her FY 2017 budget, which includes $5.2 million for early learning. With this funding, the Rhode Island Pre-kindergarten Program will...
06/01/2016
Visits Woonsocket Pre-kindergarten Program to Highlight Importance of Education Investments PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited the Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association classrooms to urge legislative leaders to approve her FY 2017 budget, which includes $5.2...
05/31/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until 12pm on Monday, May 30th in observation of Memorial Day. Flags should return to...