State Government Press Releases

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12/28/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - In an effort to ensure that the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census does not undercount segments of the Rhode Island population, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order establishing the Rhode Island Complete Count Committee. "We only get one shot at this, and it's...
12/27/2018
Governor will Appoint Manni as Superintendent of State Police, Nominate Coyne-Fague as Director of Corrections when Legislature Returns Next Week Pappas Named Director of Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her leadership...
12/26/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement on Rhode Island State Police Colonel Assumpico's retirement: "Colonel Assumpico has led the State Police with honor and integrity. She has shown a consistent focus on increasing opportunities for women and people of...
02/04/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement today wishing Rhode Islanders a merry Christmas: "Merry Christmas Eve! No matter how you celebrate Christmas, I hope you're able to spend the day surrounded by loved ones. Christmas is an especially important holiday...
12/20/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - For the third consecutive month, Rhode Island's unemployment rate has remained under 4 percent. Rhode Island's unemployment rate currently stands at 3.8 percent -- its lowest since May 1989 -- according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor...
12/18/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement on today's announcement regarding the Transportation Climate Initiative: "Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges we face. Despite inaction at the federal level, Rhode Island is moving forward to protect...
12/18/2018
KINGSTON, RI -- Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with University of Rhode Island President David Dooley to announce the first round of RI Innovation Campus projects which will catalyze academic research into new commercial products and businesses. The three campuses are expected to create...
02/04/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement today wishing Rhode Islanders a happy Hanukkah: "This evening, Jews across Rhode Island and around the world will gather together to light the first candle and commemorate the miracle of Hanukkah. The Hanukkah tradition...
02/04/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo is inviting all Rhode Islanders to attend this year's Christmas Tree Lighting celebration at the State House. The festivities will take place on Thursday, November 29 at 5:00 p.m. Governor Raimondo, First Gentleman Andy Moffit and their kids will light...
11/15/2018
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 Sue Carcieri. Flags will remain lowered until sunset on the day of interment. "Sue Carcieri was a smart,...