State Government Press Releases

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01/21/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the state has been awarded a three-year, $27 million federal grant to support statewide children's development and education initiatives. The funding - running from 2020 through 2022 - is part of the Administration for Children and Families' Preschool...
01/17/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order committing Rhode Island to be powered by 100 percent renewable electricity by the end of the decade. Her executive order directs the state's Office of Energy Resources to conduct an economic and energy market analysis and...
01/10/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today named three people to leadership positions on her state energy team: Nicholas S. Ucci as State Energy Commissioner; Linda George as Administrator of the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC); and Ronald Gerwatowski as Chair of the...
01/10/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Juvenile & Criminal Justice Working Group today issued its final report, which includes dozens of recommendations to address barriers to reentry and better support justice involved youth. "It's critical that we prioritize breaking down barriers to reentry and...
12/10/2019
Governor Raimondo Directs Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Rhode Island Superior Court Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers Jr. PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Monday, December...
12/10/2019
Governor, First Gentleman, RI Broadcasters Join Together for Unprecedented Mental Health Awareness Campaign & Broadcast PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit were joined by the Rhode Island Broadcasters this morning to celebrate the launch of an...
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...