State Government Press Releases

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04/16/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that the State House Dome will be lit with the colors of the French Flag tonight to honor the Notre Dame Cathedral. The Governor issued the following statement: "I was devastated to hear of the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, an enduring...
04/15/2019
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the winner of her Women's History Month contest. Rhode Island's 2019 Governor for a Day is Cadence Solon, a fifth grade student at Ashton Elementary in Cumberland who wrote her essay about equal pay for women, the need for ESL and special education teachers,
04/08/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced the award of 12 new partnerships and $1.6 million in implementation grants to expand Real Jobs Rhode Island (Real Jobs RI). The 12 new grantees join Real Jobs RI's expansive...
03/21/2019
Leaders from Industry and Education Collaborate to Improve Career Pathways for Students PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As Rhode Island continues to expand career education pathways for all Rhode Island students, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has made several new appointments to the Rhode Island Career and...
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...