State Government Press Releases

Page 1 of 17
12/03/2019
$400M economic development project will transform Pawtucket's riverfront with extensive development, including a new United Soccer League (USL) Championship soccer team and stadium. Public investment, generated through new Pawtucket Tax Increment Financing (TIF) tool authorized by the General...
11/25/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina Raimondo returned from her first economic development and policy mission to Israel on Friday, following a week of productive economic development meetings and public events where the Governor made the case for why Israeli businesses looking to expand in the United...
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...