State Government Press Releases

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03/18/2019
Following the announcement that Governor Raimondo is recommending Angélica Infante-Green for Rhode Island's next Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, education leaders across the country are voicing support for Angélica. National advocates, state officials in Rhode Island and New...
03/18/2019
New York Deputy Commissioner Infante-Green Brings Proven Record of Instructional Leadership, and Support for English Learners and Students with Disabilities to the State; She Would be the First Latina and First Person of Color Named to the Role PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo...
03/15/2019
Agreement follows steady progress on RI Bridges PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo announced today that -- following months of negotiations -- Deloitte Consulting LLP will remain under contract with the state through June 2021 to operate and maintain the RI Bridges public-benefits computer...
03/05/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today issued a proclamation declaring March as 'STEAM Month' in Rhode Island. Under the Governor's leadership, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) drive Rhode Island's economy and are critical to preparing every student for jobs...
02/26/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that her 2019 Inaugural Committee raised a total of $50,000 to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. This donation will help provide food assistance to more than 53,000 Rhode Islanders who rely on the Food Bank each month. "No...
02/21/2019
Commission will recommend at least $10 million in structural savings PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed Executive Order 19-04, establishing the creation of the statewide Government Efficiency Commission today. The commission, chaired by Department of Administration Director...
02/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined First Gentleman Andy Moffit, Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit, and environmental advocates at Lincoln Woods State Park to announce an initiative to preserve and invest in Rhode Island's beloved parks and beaches.
02/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff in honor of former Rhode Island First Lady Joyce Anne Noel. Flags will remain lowered until sunset on Monday, February 18. "Joyce Anne Noel served Rhode...
02/14/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - On the first anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Governor Gina Raimondo and Attorney General Peter Neronha introduced a legislative package of critical gun safety reforms that would ban assault weapons, ban high-...
02/13/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her selection of Rose Amoros Jones as Director of the Division of Elderly Affairs (DEA), filling a vacancy created when former DEA Director Charlie Fogarty retired from state service in 2018. "Rose has been a valued member of my team...