State Government Press Releases

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11/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered the U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, November 19, 2015 in honor of the victims in...
11/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much to keep our nation and families safe. It is because of their bravery and courage that we can peacefully pursue our...
11/02/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - To encourage kids to choose healthy eating options, Governor Gina Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today announced the RI Kids' Healthy Recipe Challenge. In partnership with the RI Community Food Bank and Eat Drink RI, the contest asks for kids in grades 5- 8 to create...
11/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, in partnership with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, joined Volvo Ocean Race and Sail Newport today to announce the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in 2018. Rhode Island will again be the only North American...
10/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, today launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. Applications for the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit and The Rebuild Rhode...
10/28/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo convened business and state agency leaders today to review progress on her initiative to foster innovation and promote a culture of continuous improvement across state agencies. "Rhode Islanders deserve a government that moves at the speed of business,
10/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today launched the state's first formal review of the state's education funding formula in an effort to achieve better outcomes for our students, educators and taxpayers. As part of this work, she signed an executive order appointing a working group...
10/21/2015
Fulfilling a key element of Governor Gina M. Raimondo's plan for jumpstarting the economy and supporting schools, the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education this evening (Tuesday, October 20) unanimously approved funding to kick off school-renovation projects that will spur the Rhode...
10/15/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. "This month's unemployment report highlights why we must stay relentlessly focused on our mission to put people back to work. We can't...
10/15/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her continuing effort to make it easier and less expensive to do business in Rhode Island, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today met with business leaders at Amica to hear how the elimination of the sales and use tax on commercial energy is putting money back into the...