State Government Press Releases

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02/07/2019
Revolution Wind contract filed with state regulators; project will create 800+ jobs PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that a contract for the 400-megawatt (MW) Revolution Wind offshore wind farm has been filed with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC), a...
02/06/2019
XQ+RI: Rhode Island's XQ Challenge will support innovative, community-wide efforts to make high schools more challenging, engaging, and relevant so every student succeeds PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today a first-of-its-kind partnership with XQ, the nation's leading...
02/06/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order establishing an official target for health care spending growth in Rhode Island: 3.2% annual growth through 2022. This is the latest step in the Governor's ongoing efforts to control health care costs for taxpayers,...
02/01/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement in honor of Black History Month: "I'm proud to celebrate Black History Month and honor the black Rhode Islanders who have shaped our state and culture for generations. The fight for racial equality and...
01/30/2019
The Trump Administration's Proposed Revisions Would Create More Barriers to Reporting Sexual Violence and Supporting Victims on College Campuses PROVIDENCE, RI -- Governor Gina Raimondo today joined Postsecondary Education Commissioner Brenda Dann-Messier in voicing opposition to the federal...
01/28/2019
Commerce RI, Rhode Island Foundation, and BankNewport Form Partnership to Offer Bridge Loans to Affected Businesses; Information Session to be Held Tuesday NEWPORT, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo today joined Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, members of Rhode Island's philanthropic and business...
01/23/2019
NEWPORT, RI - In a press conference this afternoon at the Newport Marriott, Governor Raimondo provided an update on National Grid's response to the gas outages in Newport Country. The Governor also shared several new developments regarding relief efforts for those impacted by the outages: -...
01/23/2019
Nearly 7,000 Residents Affected by Gas Outage PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is waiving fares for passengers traveling on Aquidneck Island in order to help people get to warming shelters and other essential...
01/23/2019
CRANSTON, RI - In a press conference this evening at the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency, Governor Raimondo provided an update on National Grid's response to the gas outage in Newport Country. The Governor also discussed several steps that have been taken to help provide food for all...
01/22/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo made the following statement on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: "Today we celebrate the legacy of one of our nation's heroes--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we reflect on his teachings, let us recommit ourselves to the cause of equality. We must work...