State Government Press Releases

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10/03/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with University of Rhode Island (URI) President David Dooley to announce the second round of RI Innovation Campus projects that will catalyze academic research into new commercial products and businesses. The two additional campuses are expected...
09/27/2019
153 Professionals Selected, More than $6 million in student debt relief provided since start of program PROVIDENCE September 27, 2019 - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced that the recipients of the fourth round of Wavemaker Fellowship awards...
09/26/2019
Raimondo Administration Program will provide funding for municipal technical assistance and site-specific planning and improvements (PROVIDENCE, RI) Today, at the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank Summit, Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced that applications for the Commerce...
09/18/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. In a move to protect taxpayers and ensure greater accountability, the board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has taken action to place stricter controls over a new investment fund tax credit program. "My top priority is protecting taxpayers and while ensuring...
08/27/2019
Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that Boston Energy, a global wind turbine maintenance company, will make Rhode Island the home of its U.S operations. Boston Energy, which will be based at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Providence, will create more than 50 jobs in the Ocean State. "...
08/01/2019
Secretary Stefan Pryor today celebrated the state's Small Business Assistance Program reaching another milestone, awarding its 100th loan. Since the program was announced in November 2016, the state-backed loan fund has awarded more than $14.3 million in loans. "Small businesses are the...
06/24/2019
Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that GEV, one of the largest wind turbine maintenance companies in the world will make Rhode Island the home of its U.S Headquarters. GEV will create approximately 125 jobs consisting of blade technicians, support staff and management. "Rhode Island is a...
06/20/2019
Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with GMH Capital Partners, Wexford Science & Technology, and state and local officials to celebrate the opening of the River House apartments. Located at 1 Point Street in Providence, River House is the latest of the state's Rebuild Rhode Island projects to...
06/03/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. As part of its ongoing efforts to become a national leader in innovation, the State of Rhode Island has issued a request for proposals (RFP) inviting the blockchain industry to submit proofs of concept that could apply blockchain technology to improve or enhance state government...
05/22/2019
Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Hires New Chief Marketing Officer Evans will lead statewide efforts to attract tourism and business On Tuesday, May 21, Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced Heather Evans will serve as the new Chief Marketing Officer at the Rhode Island...