State Government Press Releases

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11/23/2015
Raimondo, Congressional delegation announce 26 Real Jobs RI grants PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, today announced the recipients of the Real Jobs RI implementation grants available through the Rhode Island Department of Labor...
11/19/2015
Today, Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement on Syrian refugees: "Rhode Islanders join people from around the world in condemning the devastating terrorist attacks last week in Paris. In the light of these attacks, my absolute top priority is keeping our families safe....
11/18/2015
Rhode Island offers companies access to research and development to help them grow PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor, today launched three new innovation-focused incentive programs aimed at jumpstarting Rhode Island's economy....
11/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Today, Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement on PARCC results: "The PARCC results released today are disappointing, but not surprising. The results confirm what we already know from Rhode Island's NAEP scores, our high school and college graduation rates,...
11/17/2015
"On behalf of all Rhode Islanders, I send my deepest condolences to those impacted by Friday's tragic violence in Paris. Our thoughts and prayers are with the French people. We stand together. "We haven't received any requests to assist the settlement of refugees from Syria, so there's nothing...
11/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered the U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset, November 19, 2015 in honor of the victims in...
11/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much to keep our nation and families safe. It is because of their bravery and courage that we can peacefully pursue our...
11/02/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - To encourage kids to choose healthy eating options, Governor Gina Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today announced the RI Kids' Healthy Recipe Challenge. In partnership with the RI Community Food Bank and Eat Drink RI, the contest asks for kids in grades 5- 8 to create...
11/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, in partnership with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, joined Volvo Ocean Race and Sail Newport today to announce the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in 2018. Rhode Island will again be the only North American...
10/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, today launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. Applications for the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit and The Rebuild Rhode...