State Government Press Releases

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06/07/2013
On July 28, Entrance Fees Waived At All RI State Beaches Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that Rhode Island's annual Governor's Bay Day celebration is scheduled for Sunday, July 28. Throughout the course of the day, entrance fees will be waived at all Rhode Island...
06/06/2013
Accomplished Attorney Has Extensive Legal Experience, Including Arguments Before U.S. Supreme Court Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of attorney Sandra A. Lanni for Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Family Court, to fill the seat vacated by Raymond E.
06/06/2013
Funding from Governor's Workforce Board, RI Department of Human Services Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, joined by Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung at a State House press conference today, announced $2.1 million in state and federal funding for youth...
06/04/2013
Rhode Island Continues to Move Forward with Expansion of Renewable Energy Sources Providence, RI - The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Bureau (BOEM) today announced the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer...
06/03/2013
Brings Total NEG Funding Received to $1 Million Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) has received an additional $500,000 National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor. The funding will assist...
05/30/2013
Providence, RI - In his continuing efforts to promote open and honest government in the State of Rhode Island, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the second phase of his administration's Transparency and Accountability Initiative. The goal of the Initiative is to provide the public with an...
05/29/2013
Former U.S. Attorney Curran Brings Extensive Legal, Governmental Experience to the Position Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of former U.S. Attorney Margaret E. "Meg" Curran to Chair the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission. "Beyond...
05/21/2013
Valois Brings Broad Range of Management Experience in the Private, Public, and Non-Profit Sectors Providence, RI - Marcel A. Valois, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee's nominee to lead the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), was today unanimously confirmed by the Rhode Island Senate.
05/13/2013
Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that in March and April, the Governor's Workforce Board (GWB) Rhode Island awarded more than $60,000 in Express Grants to 20 Rhode Island companies seeking to improve the skills of their existing workers. Express Grants offer...
05/10/2013
District Court Magistrate Joseph A. Montalbano Nominated for Superior Court Family Court Magistrate Patricia K. Asquith Nominated for Family Court Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his nomination of District Court Magistrate Joseph A. Montalbano...