State Government Press Releases

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06/04/2010
Providence, RI - June 4, 2010 "There was encouraging news in the budget approved last night with the restoration of RISCA funding, which directly benefits small arts businesses and organizations in our state," said Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts. "The creative economy was responsible for...
06/01/2010
Paulus appearance one of six high profile forums in “Making It Work: Health Reform in Rhode Island” series hosted by Lt. Gov. Roberts and The Rhode Island Foundation Providence, RI - Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will host Ron Paulus, M.D., executive vice president...
05/28/2010
Providence, RI - Friday, May 28, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts was joined by Major General Robert T. Bray of the Rhode Island National Guard on Friday, May 28, 2010, at 12 noon on the southwest lawn of the State House to commemorate Memorial Day. Roberts and Bray honored Rhode Island’s...
05/25/2010
Providence, RI - Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Roberts Takes Action to Make Federal Health Reform Law Work to Greatest Benefit for Rhode Island Families and Businesses Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will announce the formation of the "Healthy RI Implementation Task Force" in a meeting at 10:00 am...
05/20/2010
Providence, RI - Thursday, May 20, 2010 Lt. Governor Roberts to be Joined by Mayors, SBA, FEMA Representatives and Cranston Business Owner to Stress Importance of Applying for US SBA Disaster Relief Loan Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts will hold a press conference at 11:00 am on Friday, May 21,
05/19/2010
Providence, RI - Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Roberts Continues to Urge Insurers to Change the Way Health Care is Paid for and Delivered Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts today expressed continued opposition to the double-digit rate hikes proposed by Rhode Island's major insurers, joined...
05/19/2010
Providence, RI - Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Lt. Gov. Roberts Calls on Insurers to Change the Way Health Care is Paid for and Delivered Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts today reiterated her strong opposition to the double-digit rate hikes proposed by Blue Cross & Blue Shield and Tufts Health Plan...
05/14/2010
Providence, RI - May 17, 2010 Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts honored Rhode Island’s exemplary high school seniors today at the Rhode Island State House as part of the Lieutenant Governor’s Leadership Awards Program. Initiated in 1993 to recognize high school seniors who have made positive...
05/10/2010
Providence, RI - May 11, 2010 EMAC Meeting Highlights Successes, Identifies Challenges In her role as Chair, Lt. Governor Roberts brought together state and local officials and agency heads to address “Lessons Learned—Flooding of 2010” in a meeting today from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm at...
04/28/2010
Providence, RI - April 27, 2010 Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, testified at the Senate Finance Committee on S-2021 (an “Act Relating to Public Property and Works – State Purchases”) at 3 pm on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, in the Senate Finance...