State Government Press Releases

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04/09/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her jobs plan, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order today, the "Lean Government Initiative", to foster innovation across state government and promote a culture of continuous improvement. "Rhode Islanders deserve a government that moves at the speed...
04/07/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - First Gentleman Andy Moffit today met with former Rhode Island First Ladies- Marilyn Almond, Suzanne Carcieri, Margherite Garrahy, Dorothy Licht and Marjorie Sundlun to recognize their important roles. "Together, these remarkable women have a combined 32 years of...
04/02/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today released the following statements regarding the latest proposed pension settlement agreement. If approved by the court and the General Assembly, the proposed pension settlement will end litigation from six...
04/02/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today continued to outline her proposed jobs package to move Rhode Island forward. Along with community leaders, she renewed her call to raise the minimum wage and increase the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). These proposals will boost the local...
04/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo continued to highlight her Jobs Plan on Wednesday, detailing two proposals in her budget to help high school students prepare and train today for the jobs of tomorrow. The Prepare RI and P-Tech initiatives are designed to allow students to begin...
03/31/2015
Governor Raimondo today announced the winner of her essay contest designed to celebrate Women's History Month. Rhode Island's first Governor for a Day is Khatima Bulmer, an 11 year old from Thompson Middle School in Newport who wrote about the meaningful role of public service and a more inclusive...
03/31/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today named twelve appointments to revive the long-vacant Rhode Island Commission on Women. The members include: • Betty Bernal • Maribeth Calabro • Adriana Dawson • Betsy Dennigan • Elizabeth Francis • Stephanie...
03/30/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As New England residents begin to thaw out from a particularly brutal winter plagued by frequent snow storms and bone-chilling temperatures, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit are partnering with the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors...
03/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As the harsh winter draws to a close, Rhode Island's First Gentleman Andy Moffit will join with Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau President & CEO Martha Sheridan and Rhode Island Hospitality Association President & CEO Dale Venturini to announce the...
03/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today highlighted the details of her proposed School Building Authority, which will put people back to work modernizing Rhode Island schools so that our students are learning in safe, clean, warm, and dry facilities. "We need to put people back to...