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Raimondo Directs U.S. and Rhode Island Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:15:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - 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 December 7, in honor of the lives lost and forever changed on December 7, 1941. "Today we honor the more than 2,400...



Raimondo Announces Another Unemployment Insurance Tax Cut, Saving Businesses $10 Million

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:15:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training will lower unemployment insurance tax rates again next year, saving Rhode Island employers an additional $10 million. This is the second consecutive year unemployment insurance rates...



Raimondo Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of South Street Landing and the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:45:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today led university, state and local leaders in the opening and ceremonial ribbon cutting of South Street Landing. The former South Street Power Station facility now houses 265,000 square-feet of academic and office space occupied by the Rhode Island...



AT Wall to Retire in Early 2018 After Three Decades of Public Service

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 20:30:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, RI - Rhode Island Director of Corrections A.T. Wall will retire in early 2018 after more than three decades of public service. Director Wall has led the Rhode Island Department of Corrections for nearly two decades and is the longest-tenured Corrections Director in the nation. "A.T....



Infosys to Create Design and Innovation Hub and Produce 500 Jobs in Rhode Island by 2022

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:15:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Infosys, the global leader in consulting, technology, and next generation services, intends to open its new Design and Innovation Hub in Providence and create 500 jobs in Rhode Island by 2022. "We are excited to welcome Infosys to...



Raimondo, Care New England Announce New Center of Excellence to Combat Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:00:00 GMT

Governor Raimondo and Care New England (CNE) along with CNE members Butler Hospital, The Providence Center, and Continuum Behavioral Health, today announced a new Center of Excellence for opioid addiction that will offer a longer treatment period and access to substance use disorder services. As...



Raimondo Directs U.S. and Rhode Island Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Sutherland Springs Shooting

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:00:00 GMT

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 November 9, 2017 in honor of the victims of the shooting in Sutherland Springs,



Governor Raimondo Directs DPUC to Conduct Review of National Grid's Preparedness and Restoration Efforts Following this Week's Storm

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 20:30:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Governor Gina M. Raimondo directed the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) Administrator Macky McCleary to conduct an investigative review of National Grid's storm preparedness and restoration efforts ahead of and following this week's wind and rain storm. To ensure



Raimondo Ceremonially Signs Legislation Prohibiting Domestic Abusers from Possessing Firearms

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by legislative sponsors and community advocates, ceremonially signed legislation today prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing firearms. The legislation was sponsored by Representative Teresa Tanzi in the House and Senator Harold Metts in the Senate with...



Raimondo Announces Picks for Departments of Business Regulation, Revenue Directors

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Tanner to lead the state Department of Business Regulation. In addition, Governor Raimondo announced her appointment of Mark A. Furcolo to lead the state Department of Revenue. "Since 2015,



Governor Gina M. Raimondo Statement on President Trump's Opioid Announcement

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today calling on the Trump Administration to do more to address the nation's opioid overdose epidemic: "The opioid crisis in our state and nation is the most urgent public health crisis we have faced since the HIV/AIDS...



Raimondo Stands Up to Protect Health Care Worker Jobs

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Governor Gina M. Raimondo has secured commitments from Lifespan and CharterCare to work collaboratively with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training to place health care workers from Memorial Hospital into vacant jobs in their systems if the Pawtucket hospital closes. "If Memorial...



Statement from Governor Gina M. Raimondo on the Trump Administration's Decision to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in response to the Trump Administration's announcement that they will repeal the Clean Power Plan: "The repeal of the Clean Power Plan is the latest in a series of disappointing and misguided actions taken by the Trump...



Raimondo Directs Rhode Island Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Judge Walter Stone

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings to remain at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 in honor of Superior Court Judge Walter Stone. Flags are currently flying at half-staff in memory of the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, in



Raimondo Signs Justice Reinvestment Legislation

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:30:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by members of the General Assembly and community advocates, today signed the package of legislation collectively known as the Justice Reinvestment Initiative. The bills aim to improve Rhode Island's criminal justice system while reducing costs by



October is Manufacturing Month in Rhode Island

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today declared October as Manufacturing Month in the State of Rhode Island. Joined by Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen, Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner and other members



1,000 Days: Raimondo Expands Real Jobs Rhode Island Training Program, Celebrates Runway Extension at TF Green

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo traveled from Westerly to Woonsocket today with members of her Cabinet, holding a series of public events announcing new initiatives and highlighting progress that the state has made over the last 1,000 days. Governor Raimondo kicked off the morning...



Raimondo Directs U.S. and Rhode Island Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:45:00 GMT

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 October 6, 2017 in honor of the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas. "This



Raimondo Signs Legislation Guaranteeing Paid Sick Leave for Rhode Island Employees

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 22:00:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by legislative sponsors, members of her Cabinet and community advocates, today signed legislation guaranteeing paid sick leave for more than 100,000 Rhode Island employees. "Being able to recover from an illness or care for a sick relative...



Raimondo Signs 38 Studios Transparency Legislation

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 22:00:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed legislation that makes public previously undisclosed records from the state's investigation of 38 Studios. The Governor also announced her administration will immediately file an objection to a court order obtained in June by Attorney...