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    Governor Chafee Welcomes Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny to Rhode Island

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  • 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

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

 

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11/10/2014
Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) Director Charles J. Fogarty on today at DLT in Cranston to announce repayment of the funds the state borrowed to cover Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefit payments. Since March 2009, the U.S....
10/22/2014
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources today announce that, according to the 2014 edition of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Scorecard, Rhode Island is ranked the third most energy efficient state in the nation.
10/22/2014
Foster, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit joined state, local and Brown University officials, as well as members of the Highpointers Club this morning celebrated the state's acquisition of Jerimoth (Jer-I-moth) Hill, Rhode Island's...
10/20/2014
Bristol, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline and members of the Governor's Administration today at the Veterans Home heard an update on the design and construction of the state-of-the-art facility. Since funding for the project was...

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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.