State Government Press Releases

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04/26/2019
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, American Forests Praise RI's Resilient Rhody Strategy WOONSOCKET, RI – Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined state officials, the City of Woonsocket, RI Tree Council, American Forests, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, National Grid, and other partners at a...
04/26/2019
RIDE to complete a comprehensive review of the district PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Today Governor Gina M. Raimondo in partnership with Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza committed to strengthening Providence's schools and providing meaningful, lasting improvement in educational outcomes for all students. ...
04/26/2019
NEWPORT, RI – Governor Gina M. Raimondo was joined at Newport Hospital today by Rhode Island Resource Recovery Executive Director Joseph Reposa and Lifespan CEO Tim Babineau for the official reboot of RI Resource Recovery's 'Let's recycle RIght®!' public education campaign. With the U.S....
04/22/2019
Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource pledge funds to develop talent pool and supply chain for the state's growing offshore wind industry PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource – the team behind the Revolution Wind project – have...
04/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Raimondo issued the following statement today wishing Rhode Islanders a happy Easter: "Today, Christians around the world celebrate the miracle of the resurrection and the hope and promise that Easter represents. Easter is a time to reflect on the sacrifices our loved...
04/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Raimondo issued the following statement today wishing Rhode Islanders a happy Passover: "Happy Passover to all those celebrating tonight. This evening, Jews across Rhode Island and around the world will join with family and friends for the Passover seder and tell the...
04/19/2019
Innovative Program Has Helped Hundreds of Rhode Islanders Working in STEM and Design Fields PROVIDENCE, RI- Today Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced the re-opening of Wavemaker Fellowship Applications, a competitive student loan reimbursement program...
04/17/2019
Raimondo Looks to Expand Access, Maintain High Quality Standards PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that Rhode Island has once again been recognized as a national leader in early childhood education, as one of only three states to meet the quality standards of the...
04/16/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that the State House Dome will be lit with the colors of the French Flag tonight to honor the Notre Dame Cathedral. The Governor issued the following statement: "I was devastated to hear of the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, an enduring...
04/15/2019
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the winner of her Women's History Month contest. Rhode Island's 2019 Governor for a Day is Cadence Solon, a fifth grade student at Ashton Elementary in Cumberland who wrote her essay about equal pay for women, the need for ESL and special education teachers,