State Government Press Releases

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05/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed today announced RhodeWorks, a bold action plan to address our state's crumbling transportation infrastructure. "While deteriorating roads and bridges is a problem...
05/22/2015
BRISTOL, R.I. Governor Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Representatives James Langevin and David N. Cicilline, members of the Rhode Island General Assembly and veterans broke ground today on a new Rhode Island Veterans Home. Rhode Island voters approved a $94 million bond in 2012 for a new 208-bed home to...
05/14/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff tomorrow, Friday, May 15, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This day recognizes all police...
05/14/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Daniel P. McConaghy to the Rhode Island Board of Education. Raimondo will submit his name for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "My jobs plan calls for significant investments in...
05/12/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Ronald O'Hanley to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. Raimondo will submit his name to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "My jobs plan is focused on putting shovels in the ground, eliminating...
05/07/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her efforts to foster innovation and economic development opportunities, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order establishing Rhode Island's first Cybersecurity Commission. "We must be innovative and develop a clear strategy to prepare the public...
05/05/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed and Director of the Department of Environmental Management Janet Coit today officially opened the new public pier at Fort Adams State Park. Construction on the pier began in April 2014 to improve...
05/05/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Warwick Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi to highlight a legislative proposal to encourage new and existing companies to grow and add new jobs. In the coming week, Shekarchi will submit an...
04/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo applauded the vote taken this evening by the Rhode Island Board of Education approving a new set of regulations to allow qualified public school students to pursue college-level coursework while they are still in high school. Approving these new...
04/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "I would love it if the PawSox stayed in Rhode Island, and the idea of a multi-use stadium in downtown Providence is exciting. But it's my job to look out for Rhode Island taxpayers, and I take that job very...