State Government Press Releases

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12/20/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - For the third consecutive month, Rhode Island's unemployment rate has remained under 4 percent. Rhode Island's unemployment rate currently stands at 3.8 percent -- its lowest since May 1989 -- according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor...
12/18/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement on today's announcement regarding the Transportation Climate Initiative: "Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges we face. Despite inaction at the federal level, Rhode Island is moving forward to protect...
12/18/2018
KINGSTON, RI -- Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with University of Rhode Island President David Dooley to announce the first round of RI Innovation Campus projects which will catalyze academic research into new commercial products and businesses. The three campuses are expected to create...
02/04/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement today wishing Rhode Islanders a happy Hanukkah: "This evening, Jews across Rhode Island and around the world will gather together to light the first candle and commemorate the miracle of Hanukkah. The Hanukkah tradition...
02/04/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo is inviting all Rhode Islanders to attend this year's Christmas Tree Lighting celebration at the State House. The festivities will take place on Thursday, November 29 at 5:00 p.m. Governor Raimondo, First Gentleman Andy Moffit and their kids will light...
11/15/2018
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 Sue Carcieri. Flags will remain lowered until sunset on the day of interment. "Sue Carcieri was a smart,...
11/14/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Raimondo issued the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day: "On Veterans Day, we take time to thank the women and men who have dedicated their lives to protecting our freedom. We honor the countless personal sacrifices made in service to our great...
11/08/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a presidential proclamation [r20.rs6.net], Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on November 10, 2018 in honor of the victims of last night's shooting in...
10/29/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on October 31, 2018 in honor of the victims of yesterday's shooting at the Tree of Life...
10/26/2018
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. - At North Providence Town Hall this morning, Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced that nine cities and towns throughout the state have been awarded Main Street RI Streetscape Improvement Fund grants. "Small businesses are the...