State Government Press Releases

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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,...
02/01/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement in honor of Black History Month: "I'm proud to celebrate Black History Month and honor the black Rhode Islanders who have shaped our state and culture for generations. The fight for racial equality and...
01/30/2019
The Trump Administration's Proposed Revisions Would Create More Barriers to Reporting Sexual Violence and Supporting Victims on College Campuses PROVIDENCE, RI -- Governor Gina Raimondo today joined Postsecondary Education Commissioner Brenda Dann-Messier in voicing opposition to the federal...
01/28/2019
Commerce RI, Rhode Island Foundation, and BankNewport Form Partnership to Offer Bridge Loans to Affected Businesses; Information Session to be Held Tuesday NEWPORT, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo today joined Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, members of Rhode Island's philanthropic and business...
01/23/2019
NEWPORT, RI - In a press conference this afternoon at the Newport Marriott, Governor Raimondo provided an update on National Grid's response to the gas outages in Newport Country. The Governor also shared several new developments regarding relief efforts for those impacted by the outages: -...