State Government Press Releases

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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...
10/09/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Following Governor Raimondo's executive action yesterday, education, civic, and community leaders across the state are speaking out in support of regulating flavored e-cigarettes. Here's what they're saying: "My peers started using e-cigs because of flavors and they continue to...
09/25/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- In response to the growing public health crisis of e-cigarette use among young people in Rhode Island, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order directing the Department of Health to establish emergency regulations prohibiting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The...
09/24/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in memory of former Rhode Island Superior Court Justice John Orton III. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on...
09/13/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo was joined by members of the General Assembly and other state officials this morning to unveil a plaque listing the names of Rhode Islanders lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The commemoration ceremony took place adjacent to the 9/11 memorial ...