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08/29/2014
Providence R.I. – Five New England Governors, including Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, this week called on the federal Health and Human Services Department "to prevent easily abused and highly addictive painkillers, such as Zohydro ER, from entering the market." In addition the group also
08/14/2014
Providence, RI— Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island's executive agencies, including the Rhode Island Departments of Corrections and Public Safety, will be required to adopt a new policy relative to under what circumstances ICE detainers will be honored. "With this...
07/25/2014
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today his nomination of Michael Bernstein as Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Education – Council on Post Secondary Education, and Patrick Guida, Esq. as Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Education – Council on Elementary and...
07/23/2014
Providence, RI - Detailed plans of eight key industry sector coalitions to continue confronting the skills mismatches and training gaps that challenge the state's workforce development efforts have gotten the go-ahead, the Governor's Workforce Board of Rhode Island (GWB) announced today. "...

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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.