State Government Press Releases

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06/19/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - At a State House ceremony this evening, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed into law H 7982 Sub B and S 2678 Sub A, legislation that protects Rhode Island Dreamers' ability to obtain drivers licenses. Rhode Island Dreamers with current or past DACA status will now be able to...
06/13/2018
Collaboration to develop next-generation creative talent and address transformation challenges of global organizations PROVIDENCE, RI - Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced a partnership with the Rhode Island School of...
06/12/2018
Customers can now pay their monthly health insurance bills with cash, debit or credit at any CVS Pharmacy; Governor Raimondo pledges to continue to protect the Affordable Care Act EAST PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina Raimondo joined HealthSource RI Director Zachary Sherman and Woonsocket-based...
06/08/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Earlier today, Governor Gina M. Raimondo directed the state's Department of Administration to implement reforms that will enhance employee accountability, strengthen the state's standards for maintaining licensing and certifications, and enhance the consequences of failing to meet...
06/08/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today: "Washington's latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act is nothing short of unconscionable. Gutting protections for the Rhode Islanders with preexisting conditions could be the difference between life...
06/01/2018
Governor signs Red Flag Law and bump stock ban on National Gun Violence Awareness Day PROVIDENCE, RI - Days after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, Governor Gina M. Raimondo was the first governor in America to sign an executive order establishing a Red Flag policy. Today, with House Speaker...
05/31/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo applauds the Rhode Island General Assembly for passing bills that strengthen Rhode Island's gun laws. Both chambers passed legislation that is now on its way to the Governor's desk establishing a Red Flag law and a bill banning the purchase, use and...
05/31/2018
The state-backed loan fund has now supported 55 loans to small businesses throughout R.I. PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor joined with small business loan recipients, lending partners and community members at Sin bakery today to...
05/31/2018
R.I.-based Deepwater Wind will invest $250 million locally on project, including $40 million on private investment at ProvPort and Quonset Construction activities for Revolution Wind project to start in 2020 Project will provide enough energy to power 200,000+ Rhode Island homes Raimondo...
05/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today on the Rhode Island State Police take down of a violent motorcycle gang in northern Rhode Island: "Rhode Island is safer today because of the incredible work of the Rhode Island State Police and their federal...