State Government Press Releases

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02/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement urging Rhode Islanders to take caution on the roads during Monday's storm: "My number one priority through this storm - and every storm - is keeping people safe. I'm urging everyone to take extra caution on the...
01/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - This evening, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an Executive Order issuing restrictions on motor vehicle travel for the State of Rhode Island. You can view the Declaration at the link below.
01/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - This afternoon, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an Executive Order issuing a State of Emergency for Rhode Island. You can view the Declaration at the link below.
01/25/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement reminding Rhode Islanders to prepare for severe winter weather. "The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for all of Rhode Island for Monday night through Wednesday morning. We are hard at...
01/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement following the announcement of the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. "I am pleased that Rhode Island's unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since March 2008. However, Rhode Island's...
01/21/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Nominee Stefan Pryor will visit Daniele Food, Inc. for their first "Make it in RI" site visit. The stop will give them a sneak peak of Daniele's new facility, opening in April 2015. "We will create opportunities for Rhode...
01/21/2015
Quonset, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park achieved its fifth consecutive record breaking year for automobiles imported by ship in 2014. More than 178,000 automobiles were imported at the Port last year, with another 34,000 autos...
01/21/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina Raimondo today announced her intention to nominate Sidney "Macky" McCleary as the director of the Department of Business Regulations (DBR). Raimondo will submit McCleary's name for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation this month. "In...
01/21/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address: "President Obama put forward an opportunity-focused agenda in his State of the Union Address this evening that puts working families first and continues...
01/20/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina Raimondo today announced her intention to nominate Maria Montanaro as the director of the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). Raimondo will submit Montanaro's name for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate...