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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



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

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 19:00:00 GMT

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 that National Grid'...



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...



Raimondo's Open Textbook Initiative Saves College Students $870,000 in First Year

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 22:00:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Marking the one-year anniversary of her Open Textbook Initiative designed to cut the cost of textbooks for Rhode Island college and university students, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the initiative has put more than $870,000 back in hardworking students' pockets.



Wexford Innovation Complex Breaks Ground

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:30:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina Raimondo today joined state and local officials, representatives from Wexford Science and Technology, Brown University, the Cambridge Innovation Center, Johnson & Johnson, and members of the public to break ground on the Wexford Innovation Complex. The projects,



Statement from Governor Gina M. Raimondo on the Latest TrumpCare Bill:

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:30:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in response to the most recent version of TrumpCare: "The Graham-Cassidy bill would be just as bad for Rhode Islanders as every other failed version of TrumpCare. According to most recent estimates, this plan...



Raimondo Announces Initiative to Pay DACA Renewal Fees for Rhode Island DREAMers

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:30:00 GMT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that she and a coalition of individuals and organizations have secured more than $170,000 in commitments from donors to cover the $495 renewal fee for every DREAMer in Rhode Island who is eligible to apply for renewal of their Deferred...