State Government Press Releases

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07/15/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on July 19, 2016 in honor of the victims of the...
07/14/2016
First Gentleman Highlights State's Natural Resources PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council, created by Governor Gina M. Raimondo and composed of government, community and industry leaders, today released its Interim Report on the state of outdoor recreation in Rhode...
07/14/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, Senator Maryellen Goodwin, Representative Christopher Blazejewski, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence members and other advocates for survivors of domestic violence, today hosted a ceremonial...
07/12/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Joshua Miller, Representative David A. Bennett, legislators, advocates and individuals in recovery, today signed a broad, aggressive suite of...
07/08/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on July 12, 2016 in honor of the victims of the...
07/08/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Rep. Deborah Ruggiero and state Energy Commissioner Carol Grant, hosted a ceremonial bill signing of legislation that will enhance the state's renewable energy policies, create green jobs, and help move...
07/07/2016
Day Will Include Free State Beach Parking, Free Saltwater Fishing, and Free RIPTA Bus Service on Route 66 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited Roger W. Wheeler State Beach recently to sign an Executive Order announcing Sunday, July 24 as Governor's Bay Day. She also highlighted...
07/06/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea and Representative Robert B. Jacquard, today signed the Rhode Island Lobbying Reform Act. This Act simplifies and clarifies the rules governing lobbying. It maximizes transparency, promotes a user-...
06/29/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today swore-in Lia N. Stuhlsatz, the new Judge of the Rhode Island Family Court. "Lia brings two decades of experience strengthening families to this new role," Raimondo said. "Her passion, intellect, and demeanor represent the perfect display of...
06/27/2016
New dedicated phone line, 401-942-STOP (401-942-7867), connects Rhode Islanders with treatment and recovery support PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today unveiled an enhanced, statewide, multimedia public education campaign to reduce the stigma of addiction and promote treatment...