State Government Press Releases

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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...
04/26/2019
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation in partnership with the City of Pawtucket today announced that they have received six proposals responding to the RFP for the reuse of McCoy Stadium & Pawtucket Downtown Development. All proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by the Rhode Island Commerce...
02/14/2019
(February 14, 2019) The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) honored Rhode Island Commerce Corporation with a Gold Adrian Award for digital marketing excellence for its winning entry in the 62nd annual Adrian Awards, the largest and most prestigious global travel...
01/28/2019
Commerce RI, Rhode Island Foundation, and BankNewport Form Partnership to Offer Bridge Loans to Affected Businesses; Information Session to be Held Tuesday NEWPORT, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo today joined Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, members of Rhode Island's philanthropic and business...
12/18/2018
KINGSTON, R.I., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with University of Rhode Island President David Dooley to announce the first round of RI Innovation Campus projects which will catalyze academic research into new commercial products and businesses. The three...
12/11/2018
The Raimondo Administration today launched SupplyRhodeIsland.com, a one stop web portal for the SupplyRI program. Twelve institutions have signed on to the state's SupplyRI initiative, an effort to help Rhode Island's largest employers use their spending power to support local businesses. Since...
10/29/2018
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. - At North Providence Town Hall Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced that nine cities and towns throughout the state have been awarded Main Street RI Streetscape Improvement Fund grants. "Small businesses are the backbone of our...