State Government Press Releases

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02/15/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff until sunset on February 19, 2018 in honor of the victims of yesterday's school shooting in...
02/14/2018
Brown University/UNC-Chapel Hill researchers cite Rhode Island Department of Corrections program as driving force to decrease post-incarceration deaths PROVIDENCE, RI - A new study by researchers from Brown University and UNC-Chapel Hill has found that an addiction treatment program for inmates...
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...