State Government Press Releases

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01/27/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Following the swift passage of identical bills in the House and Senate yesterday, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed the Good Samaritan Act of 2016 into law today. The law reinstates and expands important legal protections for those who seek medical assistance for individuals...
01/26/2016
Today Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement on the death of Narraganset Town Manager, Pam Nolan. "On behalf of all Rhode Islanders, and especially the residents of Narragansett, I extend our deepest condolences to Pam Nolan's family and friends. Pam served the residents of...
01/21/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate. "Rhode Island's economy is on better footing than it was a year ago. In the past year, Rhode Islanders have driven down the unemployment...
01/19/2016
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the report, "Rhode Island Innovates: A competitive strategy for the Ocean State" prepared by the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings: "This report is a deep, under-the-hood look at what has driven Rhode Island's economic...
01/14/2016
Governor Raimondo recently released the following statement on GE's selection of Boston for its corporate headquarters: "We worked diligently to recruit GE's headquarters to Rhode Island and we'll remain relentless in our efforts to bring jobs to the state. We are thrilled by the great...
01/11/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced Richard Culatta as Rhode Island's first Chief Innovation Officer. Culatta will lead an effort to find better approaches to provide more opportunities for all Rhode Islanders, and improve government services, while reducing costs and...
01/11/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit, in partnership with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and Eat Drink RI, today hosted a luncheon to recognize the winners of the RI Kids' Healthy Recipe Challenge. "As a mom, I know how important it is to start...
01/06/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement applauding the Rhode Island General Assembly for their efforts to establish the Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act of 2016: "Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in Rhode Island and touches...
01/05/2016
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced the unanimous approval Greystone of Lincoln, Inc. to enter into the first Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit agreement, which will lead to the creation of 25 manufacturing jobs. Greystone is a manufacturer of high...
01/04/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her continued efforts to build healthy communities and showcase our state's beauty to the world, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today established the Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council. The council will be responsible for increasing awareness about the use and...