State Government Press Releases

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06/09/2016
Raimondo Notes New Digital Technology Site Only Possible Because State Leaders Worked Together PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that General Electric plans to bring new, advanced industry jobs to Rhode Island with the opening of a GE Digital information technology...
06/08/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Joshua H. Brumberger, Wayne M. Kezirian, and Karen A. Santilli to the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Board of Directors. Raimondo submitted their names to the Rhode Island Senate for confirmation today. "...
06/07/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has nominated Rachelle R. Green to the Rhode Island Board of Education's Council on Postsecondary Education. The Governor submitted her name to the Rhode Island State Senate for its advice and consent. "We must support our students as they pursue...
06/02/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited the Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association classrooms to urge legislative leaders to approve her FY 2017 budget, which includes $5.2 million for early learning. With this funding, the Rhode Island Pre-kindergarten Program will...
06/01/2016
Visits Woonsocket Pre-kindergarten Program to Highlight Importance of Education Investments PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited the Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association classrooms to urge legislative leaders to approve her FY 2017 budget, which includes $5.2...
05/31/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - 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 from sunrise until 12pm on Monday, May 30th in observation of Memorial Day. Flags should return to...
05/26/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that through a partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat, six career and technical schools will be able to offer training to prepare students for careers in marine industries. "We are committed to helping our students build the...
05/24/2016
Deborah Parente lost her son, Peter, to a drug overdose in 2015. Read her powerful story below. Parente writes, "Opioid addiction and overdose can enter any home. I know, because it entered mine... As a mother who has lost a child to overdose, I found it heartening that Gov. Gina Raimondo...
05/19/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's latest economic data. "Today's jobs and unemployment report reflects both the progress our state has made and the lingering challenges we have to confront to ensure that...
05/18/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today thanked the Senate for confirming her two nominees to the Quonset Development Corporation Board of Directors, John S. Justo and Susan Leach DeBlasio, Esq. "The Quonset Development Corporation is a valuable asset to our state and a great way to...