State Government Press Releases

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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...
07/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Today, Governor Raimondo issued the following statement: "I'm disappointed that the parties were not able to come to an agreement. I continue to believe that a locally-run, academic medical center is what's in the best interest of Rhode Island. I have encouraged the parties to...
07/19/2019
Reaffirms Commitment to Supporting the Commercial Construction Workforce in Rhode Island PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT), the Associated General Contractors of Rhode...
07/10/2019
Order calls for development of cleaner, more affordable heating systems PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that she has signed Executive Order 19-06 launching a Heating Sector Transformation in Rhode Island. Led by the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) and...
07/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Today the Governor signed and transmitted to the Secretary of State H. 5151 SUB A -- AN ACT RELATING TO MAKING APPROPRIATIONS IN SUPPORT OF FY 2020. Full text of the Governor's transmission letter is below: "TO THE HONORABLE, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: I...