State Government Press Releases

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12/02/2019
$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...
12/02/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo is inviting all Rhode Islanders to view the State House's beautiful new Christmas tree at this year's Tree Lighting celebration. The festivities will take place this Wednesday, December 4 at 5:00 p.m. Governor Raimondo, First Gentleman Andy Moffit and...
12/02/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- After officially proclaiming tomorrow as Thanksgiving Day in Rhode Island, Governor Gina Raimondo issued the following statement wishing Rhode Islanders a happy and healthy holiday. "Thanksgiving is a time to come together with loved ones and reflect on our blessings. This year,
12/02/2019
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...
11/14/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that she will be leading a group of Democratic governors to Israel next week on an economic development and policy mission. The delegation will be meeting with policy experts, elected officials, and entrepreneurs to strengthen their states'...
10/28/2019
Part of Governor's Commitment to Early Childhood Education and Development from Prenatal to Pre-K PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that kids.ri.gov has been redesigned as a parent-focused website, providing resources on early childhood education and development from...
10/22/2019
Argues Separation of Powers violation opens door for inside dealing PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that she has filed a lawsuit seeking a declaration from the Superior Court that provisions of Article 15 of the FY20 Budget requiring legislative approval of marijuana...
10/17/2019
Governor Gina M. Raimondo, in accordance with a presidential proclamation, is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in memory of Representative Elijah Cummings. The flags will remain at half-staff until...
10/15/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed a proclamation [r20.rs6.net] today celebrating Crossroads RI's 125th anniversary. Crossroads is largely known for their work providing emergency shelter to Rhode Islanders in need, but the organization's impact goes much further: Crossroads is Rhode...
10/09/2019
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...