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

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    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

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04/24/2014
Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) announced today that $202,000 in Library of Rhode Island (LORI) grants have been awarded. "Libraries continue to play a vital role in our neighborhoods throughout the...
04/23/2014
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) has awarded $1.16 million in grants to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects at local public and private schools throughout the state. "By...
04/22/2014
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...
04/17/2014
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...

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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.

Transparency

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.