State Government Press Releases

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04/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in response to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to initiate rulemaking that would weaken national greenhouse gas standards for cars and light trucks. "A strong, national...
03/27/2018
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 of the public to celebrate the completion of construction on the steel framing...
03/27/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, March 29, 2018, in honor of District Court Associate Judge William C. Clifton. "Judge Clifton served Rhode Island fairly and...
03/27/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, March 29, 2018, in honor of District Court Associate Judge William C. Clifton. "Judge Clifton served Rhode Island fairly and...
03/27/2018
Governor to be available for media questions on report at 4pm before ribbon cutting PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in response to the DPUC investigation of National Grid. The DPUC's investigation into Grid's preparations and response to the...
03/27/2018
Raimondo touts February Jobs Report, stresses need to continue state's focus on economic development, job training and education PROVIDENCE, RI - A week after Business Insider heralded Rhode Island as the nation's 9th best economy, new data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor...
03/19/2018
SCITUATE, RI - Members of the Rhode Island State Police command staff, personnel from the State's E911 program and senior staff to the Governor met this afternoon with FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly and Brooke Ericson, Chief of Staff at the Federal Communications Commission. State officials...
03/19/2018
PORTSMOUTH, RI - Highlighting the need for statewide investment in school construction ahead of House and Senate hearings this week, Governor Gina Raimondo toured Portsmouth Middle School on Monday joined by school officials, elected leaders and members of the labor and building trades. With a...
03/15/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today on Business Insider's ranking of Rhode Island as the 9th best economy in the United States. The ranking of all 50 states and Washington, D.C. relied upon six factors: unemployment rate, job growth, per-capita GDP,...
03/15/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today wishing luck to the URI Rams and the PC Friars in the NCAA March Madness tournament. "I want to congratulate the University of Rhode Island Rams and Providence College Friars and wish both teams luck in the games...