State Government Press Releases

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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. "...
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...
09/06/2018
240 Professionals Selected, Average Award of More Than $3,600 PROVIDENCE – September 6, 2018 - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced that the recipients of the third round of Wavemaker Fellowship awards have been selected. Following a...
08/23/2018
The longstanding Pawtucket-based company pledges to create 75+ new jobs PAWTUCKET, RI - Earlier today, at a press conference outlining a commitment to Pawtucket's future, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that one of the city's anchor employers, Collette, will expand and create 75+ new...
04/06/2018
Bid Focuses on Talent, Location, and Affordability PROVIDENCE, RI –The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today released Rhode Island's Amazon HQ2 bid. The proposal is comprised of partnerships with the state's municipalities, universities, and businesses. The bid focuses on Rhode Island's best...
03/29/2017
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced today it has reached a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the matter of Securities and Exchange Commission v. Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, et al. regarding events arising in 2010. As part of the conditions...
03/27/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that six Rhode Island companies have been selected to receive Innovation Vouchers intended to stimulate innovation, facilitate in-state partnerships and give Rhode Island a competitive edge that will help the state grow and attract business. "The U.S....