State Government Press Releases

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06/22/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed the FY19 budget today alongside Rhode Islanders whose lives will be made better thanks to the investments that will be made in the coming year. "This is an important piece of legislation, but it's so much more than a document. It's a...
06/22/2018
Budget Invests to Fix Rhode Island's School Buildings, Protects State's Progress, Preserves Rhode Island Values For 4th Straight Year, Raimondo Protects Funding for Education & Training with No Broad-Based Tax Increases FY19 Budget Includes Tuition-Free Community College, Car Tax Relief,...
06/20/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Upon news that President Trump has signed an executive order ending the family separation policy, Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement calling on the Trump Administration to immediately reunite the families it tore apart because of the immoral, inhumane and...
06/19/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - A day after signing legislation to protect Rhode Island's Dreamers, Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued a declarative statement this morning saying that Rhode Island will not send the Rhode Island National Guard to the southern border to support the Trump Administration's policy of...
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...