State Government Press Releases

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09/13/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo was joined by members of the General Assembly and other state officials this morning to unveil a plaque listing the names of Rhode Islanders lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The commemoration ceremony took place adjacent to the 9/11 memorial ...
09/10/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11 in honor of the lives lost as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. "On this anniversary we remember and...
09/10/2019
CENTRAL FALLS, RI- This morning at the Blackstone Valley Community Health Center's Neighborhood Health Station in Central Falls, Governor Raimondo was joined by OHIC Commissioner Marie Ganim and HealthSourceRI Director Zachary Sherman as she announced progress Rhode Island has made keeping health...
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...