State Government Press Releases

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09/10/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that, at the recommendation of Rhode Island State Police Colonel James M. Manni, she has appointed J. David Smith to serve as the new Associate Director of the Rhode Island E-911 Uniform Emergency Telephone System. Smith has an...
08/16/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Friday, August 16, 2019 in memory of former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Donald Shea. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, August...
08/09/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Today Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Jack Reed, Congressman David Cicilline, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, Federal Highway Administration Rhode Island...
08/07/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI As part of her ongoing efforts to reform Rhode Island's criminal justice system, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order establishing the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Working Group. The Working Group will be divided into two subcommittees to narrow their focus...
08/05/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- 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 until sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019 in honor of the victims of this weekend's shootings. "I am...
07/22/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- 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 on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in memory of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. The flags will remain at...
07/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Today, Governor Raimondo released the following statement on Providence public schools: "Over the past few weeks, Commissioner Infante-Green has listened to hundreds of parents, students, educators and community members as they've shared their experiences with Providence Public...
07/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order announcing that the 31st Governor's Bay Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 28, 2019. The day includes family-friendly activities and free parking at all Rhode Island state beaches, as well as fishing in Rhode...
07/19/2019
Project at center of Innovation & Design District in former I-195 Land PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined state and local officials, representatives from Wexford Science and Technology, Brown University, the Cambridge Innovation Center, Johnson & Johnson, and members...
07/19/2019
HARTFORD, CT- Today, Governors Raimondo, Lamont, and Baker released the following joint statement following their meeting at Eastern Connecticut State University: "Today's meeting was the first of what we hope will be many productive conversations about areas of mutual interest and concern. As...