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    HealthSource RI is connecting Rhode Islanders to quality, affordable healthcare. Read More

  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Unveiled

    Governor Chafee unveils the first of 50 electric vehicle charging stations in Rhode Island.  Learn More

  • RI Makes History with Marriage Equality

    Governor Chafee signs marriage equality into law stating, “I am proud to say that now, at long last, you are free to marry the person you love.” Read More

  • Governor's Transparency Portal

    "I believe that greater openness and transparency will ultimately strengthen our citizens’ faith in their government.”  Explore the Portal


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Providence, RI – The United States Department of Education announced today (April 22) that two Rhode Island schools have won 2014 Green Ribbon School awards. They are the Claiborne Pell Elementary School, Newport, and The Greene School, a charter public school in West Greenwich. Green Ribbon...
Providence, R.I., -- Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today outlined Rhode Island's ongoing actions and strategies to address the marked increase in drug-related overdoses, addiction and crime. He also met with some of those affected by the emerging epidemic during a visit to Anchor Recovery Center in...
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today his nomination of Doris M. De Los Santos of Providence for the Rhode Island Parole Board filling the seat vacated by Anne M. Nolan. "Doris has been a committed leader in women's issues, community development and political and civic...
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the nominations of Scott Rabideau of Pascoag and Vince Watchorn of Providence to the Judicial Nominating Commission filling the seats vacated by Alexander Biliouris and D. Faye Sanders respectively. "As leaders in their fields, Scott...

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Regulatory Reform

Governor Chafee announced on September 12, 2012, his initiative to accelerate a recently enacted regulatory review process, by directing agencies to reduce their review timeframe from four years to just over a year.

Shared Municipal Services

The Governor's Task Force on Shared Municipal Services will explore ways to provide shared municipal services amoung Central Falls, East Providence, and Pawtucket while achieving greater efficiency and cost savings.


The launch of the Transparency Portal is a significant step in my Administration's efforts to provide the public with an increased level of information regarding the operation and management of RI government.