State Government Press Releases

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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...
02/12/2019
Introduce Partnership with CCRI to Increase Access to IT Education and Careers PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined Infosys, a leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, to launch the company's new Design and Innovation Center in Providence. The Governor and...
02/11/2019
National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils will select three RI schools to receive new fitness centers as part of the DON'T QUIT! Campaign PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils (NFGFC) Chairman Jake Steinfeld today...
02/11/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation [r20.rs6.net], Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities be flown at half-staff in honor of former U.S. Representative John Dingell Jr., the longest-serving member of Congress.
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,...