State Government Press Releases

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07/30/2013
Mancuso to Withdraw Waiver with Ethics Commission; Governor Recommends Current RIDE Chief of Staff to Support Board of Education Mancuso to Withdraw Waiver with Ethics Commission; Governor Recommends Current RIDE Chief of Staff to Support Board of Education Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D....
07/16/2013
Grants Include Training for ProvPort Crane Operators Providence, RI - One of the most recent Governor's Workforce Board Express Grants helped train eight Waterson Terminal Services employees to become certified operators of two new mobile harbor cranes at ProvPort. The cranes, purchased...
07/12/2013
Mancuso Brings Experience as Former Board of Governor, Current Chairperson of the Board of Education to Interim Role Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today his recommendation that Eva-Marie Mancuso be appointed as Rhode Island's interim Commissioner of Higher Education.
07/12/2013
Providence, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Department of Environmental Management Communications Director Gail Mastrati of Cranston joined her daughter Samantha at the White House this past Tuesday for the second annual "Kids' State Dinner" in the East Room.
07/05/2013
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced a number of staffing changes. Jamia McDonald, formerly Deputy Chief of Staff and the Governor's liaison to the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), will join RIEMA permanently as the agency's Executive Director. In that...
06/28/2013
Grant Provides Occupational Skills Training to Unemployed Rhode Islanders Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island has been awarded $1.06 million to provide occupational skills training to 150-200 unemployed Rhode Islanders as part of a U.S. Department of...
06/20/2013
More than $800,000 Awarded to Train Nearly 2,700 Employees Providence, RI - The Governor's Workforce Board Rhode Island has awarded $810,000 in matching Incumbent Worker Training grants to improve the skills of nearly 2,700 employees of 48 Rhode Island-based companies. Grants range in size from $
06/20/2013
Fierro Has Extensive Government, Labor Relations Experience Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln Chafee today announced his nomination of Chris Fierro to serve as Chairman of the three-member Rhode Island Board of Review, occupying the seat representing the public. "Chris will bring...
06/18/2013
Bristol, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today unveiled an electric vehicle charging station at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, the first in a network of up to 50 electric vehicle charging stations to be installed throughout the state over the next three months. Governor...
06/13/2013
Widely Respected Medical Professional Has Decades of Experience at Highest Levels of Health Care Industry Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to lead the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, the first state agency...