State Government Press Releases

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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-...
02/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo will sign an executive order tomorrow to improve the state's regulatory process in an effort to make Rhode Island a more welcoming place to start and grow a business. The goal of the order is to make sure that regulations do not impose unnecessary...
02/15/2015
High winds, poor visibility create dangerous driving conditions PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today encouraged Rhode Islanders to continue to stay inside and off the roads. "Driving conditions are treacherous this morning, and I urge everyone to stay off the roads," said...
02/15/2015
State Expecting Severe Temperatures, High Winds PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As the winter weather continues in New England this weekend, Governor Gina M. Raimondo urged Rhode Islanders to take caution outside and on the roads. "Please stay off the roads if possible tonight and tomorrow so plows and...
02/13/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order strengthening municipalities for future growth and success. This order will help cities and towns reduce costs and property taxes, helping Rhode Island families and encouraging businesses to grow jobs. "The Lieutenant...
02/12/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and Lt. Governor Daniel McKee will outline an initiative to foster innovation across Rhode Island's city and town governments. The governor will sign an executive order recognizing the important role our municipalities play in our state's quality of life and...