State Government Press Releases

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02/12/2018
Encourage Rhode Islanders to Voice Concerns at Upcoming Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Public Meeting PROVIDENCE, RI - Looking out onto Narragansett Bay, Governor Gina M. Raimondo was today joined by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin and Congressman David Cicilline...
02/08/2018
Over $3.7 million in grants announced to clean up, redevelop brownfields sites throughout RI PROVIDENCE, RI - As part of continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy, Governor Gina Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and other partners today...
02/05/2018
Directs State Energy Team to Work with Utilities to Procure 400MW of Affordable, Clean Energy PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo touted progress toward her administration's goal to make Rhode Island's energy system 10 times cleaner. Since announcing the goal to bring 1,000 megawatts of...
02/01/2018
CENTRAL FALLS, RI - Today, at Central Falls High School, Governor Gina M. Raimondo encouraged all Rhode Islanders to consider becoming foster families, promoted an upcoming weekend-long event for new foster families, and highlighted community partnerships that are strengthening the work of the...
01/31/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- As part of her FY19 budget, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced plans to invest in quality child care. Her budget proposal includes $1.5 million in quality child care for infants and toddlers in home- and center-based settings. This proposal directly links rates for child care to...
01/29/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - As part of her FY19 budget, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced plans to allow young people to access care and support through DCYF up to age 21. Providing an opportunity to continue care up to age 21 will build stronger transition plans and help young people in DCYF care access...
01/26/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Rhode Island Director of Elderly Affairs Charles J. Fogarty has announced his intention to retire later this year after four decades of public service. Director Fogarty has served in numerous local- and state-leadership positions over the course of his career, most recently...
01/25/2018
Governor proposes omnibus package to streamline processes, eliminate fees and cut red tape; Invests $500,000 to double number of small business loans awarded in 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - After announcing that nine of Rhode Island's biggest employers have committed to participate in Supply RI and...
01/24/2018
In Warwick, Governor highlights efforts to cut red tape; Announces third wave of funding for Main Street Improvement Grants WARWICK, RI - Building on yesterday's Supply RI announcement to connect Rhode Island's local suppliers with the state's largest employers, Governor Gina M. Raimondo shared...
01/23/2018
Governor's 'buy local' initiative aims to connect local suppliers with state's largest employers PROVIDENCE, RI - Nine of Rhode Island's largest employers have made a public commitment to buy more products and services from local Rhode Island companies. Last week, in her State of the State...