State Government Press Releases

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01/15/2014
In front of a joint session of the Rhode Island General Assembly at the Rhode Island State House, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee tonight presented his combined State of the State and Budget Address entitled "A Foundation for the Future." Please see the attached remarks and budget presentation....
01/02/2014
Initiative is part of overall strategy to make licensing & permitting efficient and easy Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (DBR) Director Paul McGreevy and Office of Digital Excellence Chief Digital Officer Thom Guertin rolled out the State's new...
12/18/2013
Governor Chafee: 25-year agreement means 10,000 jobs across all Quonset Business Park companies "only a matter of time" Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB) and the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) have reached a new 25-year lease agreement...
12/16/2013
Online resource highlights work of the Office; provides quick access to reports, data; transparent management of taxpayer dollars Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the launch of the Office of Management and Budget's new website www.omb.ri.gov. "The Office of Management and Budget is...
12/09/2013
Eight states file petition to require upwind states to take action Eight Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States today petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require upwind states to reduce air pollution generated within their borders, which causes asthma attacks, respiratory...
12/09/2013
Eight downwind states file petition to require action Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island is one of eight northeast and mid-Atlantic states petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require upwind states to reduce air pollution generated within their...
12/06/2013
Initiative can bring more affordable, cleaner, and reliable power to six states New England's Governors today committed their six states to an energy initiative designed to bring affordable, cleaner, and more reliable power to homes and businesses across the northeast. This initiative will...
12/02/2013
17-member team to submit proposals for greater flexibility in schools, districts Committed to seeking out new ways to provide greater autonomy and flexibility for teachers, principals, and superintendents, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, along with the Board of Education and the Rhode Island...
11/26/2013
Governor's Workforce Board to Invest in Two Apprenticeships Programs Funds from General Revenue to Support the Initiatives Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Governor's Workforce Board has voted to invest up to $150,000 toward the development of two new non-traditional...
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.