State Government Press Releases

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11/22/2013
Educators celebrate Rhode Island's key role in history an effort to encourage educators to discuss the significance of Rhode Island's historic 1663 Colonial Charter and visit the State House where the Charter Museum is located, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Rhode Island Secretary of State A.
11/13/2013
State Receives No. 2 Ranking for Utility-Sector Energy Efficiency Programs and Policies Providence, RI In the 2013 edition of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Scorecard, Rhode Island has been ranked as the sixth most energy efficient state in the country, up...
11/12/2013
Director Coit Joins STAC; Brown's Savitz and URI's Sonnenfeld Are New Co-Chairs Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that Janet Coit, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, has joined the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory...
11/06/2013
Multi-State Collaboration Awarded $1.5 Million from U.S. Department of Energy Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today Rhode Island's participation in a regional effort called the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, which will target non-
11/05/2013
Period Two Report marks the halfway point As part of his accelerated Regulatory Reform Initiative, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the release of the Period Two Regulatory Look Back Report, issued by the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Regulatory Reform (ORR). "...
10/28/2013
RIPTA to provide free rides to Veterans during the event Providence, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the first WaterFire entirely dedicated to raising community awareness and offering gratitude to Veterans, enlisted members of the military, and their families. The WaterFire...
10/24/2013
Providence, RI, - Governors from eight states today announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within a dozen years. These governors have joined forces to revolutionize the automobile market by promoting zero-emission vehicles....
10/21/2013
Funds will Engage 333 Rhode Islanders in Intensive Service to Meet Local Needs Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that 14 organizations in Rhode Island have received AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service, which totals $2.1 million. "By committing...
10/21/2013
Women hold 34 percent of appointments up from 15 percent in 2010 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined the Women's Fund of Rhode Island and Vision 2020 today to release the third RIGAP report, which reveals that the Governor has stood by his commitment to grow the number of women represented in...
10/15/2013
Haynes is a leader in the human resources field Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has announced today his appointment of Cheryl S. Haynes of Harmony to the Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission. "Cheryl Haynes has more than two decades of experience as a strategic human resources professional.