State Government Press Releases

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10/26/2015
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 Island Tax Credit are...
10/15/2015
As part of her economic development strategy, Governor Raimondo has charged the Commerce Corporation with the launch of a new website specifically for the Latino entrepreneur community http://www.latinocommerceri.com. The new website will be an online resource to strengthen and empower Latino...
10/15/2015
Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, members of the Rhode Island Cybersecurity Commission and defense and economic development experts, convened today at Salve Regina for a conversation on the evolving cyber threat and Rhode Island's commitment to investing in cyber resiliency, innovation, and...
09/30/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo this evening announced a three-firm marketing team to design and execute a top-notch statewide tourism and business attraction campaign. Engaging this team will build on efforts ongoing across state government to revitalize the state's economy and put Rhode Islanders back...
09/14/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor, in partnership with the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, state agencies and Rhode Island Chambers of Commerce, today announced the launch of the Commerce Corporation's new Business Navigation Center. The Center will serve as a...
05/21/2015
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation with the Rhode Island District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, will host a Rhode...
04/27/2015
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announces that Rhode Island companies that have received an SBIR/STTR Phase I award have the opportunity to apply for a matching grant of up to $45K from the Innovate RI Small Business Fund. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2015. To date, the...
02/20/2015
Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor today announced new leadership at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. The new staff will work closely with the Secretary of Commerce to strengthen the state's economic development efforts, and support the Governor's priority of creating opportunity for all Rhode...
02/19/2015
With the goal to make Rhode Island an international leader in understanding and predicting the response of marine organisms and marine ecosystems to climate variability, Governor Gina Raimondo, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (...
12/05/2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is partnering with the Commerce RI and its Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) to provide free counseling and training programs to the Rhode Island small business community on various aspects of federal, state and local procurement. The co-...