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Linc Chafee's Public Statements

Full Name: Lincoln 'Linc' D. Chafee
Office: Governor (RI), Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Stephanie; 3 Children: Louisa, Caleb, Thea
Birth Date: 03/26/1953
Birth Place: Warwick, RI
Home City: Warwick, RI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: LNG
Issue Position: State Building Usage
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Consolidation
Issue Position: Economy of Rhode Island
Issue Position: Historic Tax Credits
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Budget Deficit
Issue Position: Pension Reform
Issue Position: Local Government
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Runway Expansion
Issue Position: Gambling
July 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Chafee, Langevin & Cicilline Highlight Threat to Jobs & Safety Posed by Potential Highway Shutdown
July 17, 2014 RI Receives Nearly $200K for Coastal Resiliency Project
July 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank
July 11, 2014 Feds Approve Phase II of RI Storm Recovery Plans
July 9, 2014 State of Rhode Island Automates Employment Application Process
July 8, 2014 Governor Chafee Announces Ernie Boch Jr.'s Donation to the Rhode Island Free Clinic
July 3, 2014 Statement From the Office of Governor Chafee Regarding His Support for An Act Authorizing State-Operated Casino Gaming at Newport Grand
July 1, 2014 Governor Chafee Signs an Act Relating to Criminal Procedures and an Act Relating to Health and Safety
June 27, 2014 Statement Regarding Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's Settlement with Certain Defendants in Pending 38 Studios Lawsuit
June 19, 2014 Letter to Nicholas Mattiello, Speaker of the Rhode Island House - Signs FY 2015 Budget
June 18, 2014 Governor Chafee Unveils Online Small Business Suggestion Box
June 17, 2014 Governor Patrick Joins with New England Governors in Massachusetts for Announcement of Regional Strategy to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic
June 16, 2014 Legislation Removes Barriers for Renewable Energy Businesses
June 13, 2014 Whitehouse, Chafee, State Officials & National Grid Team up to Help RI Towns & Cities with Key Energy Investments
June 5, 2014 Statement Regarding the Budget Announcement by the House Committee on Finance
June 3, 2014 Providence Journal - Elevate the Dialogue
June 2, 2014 Governor Chafee Applauds New Federal Rule to Cut Carbon Emissions
May 30, 2014 Warwick Wins Approval of Up to $3.6 Million in Federal Funding for Wastewater Treatment Facility
May 29, 2014 RI Set to Receive $1.9 Million in Groundfish Disaster Relief Funds
May 29, 2014 Eight State Alliance Releases Plan to Put 3.3 Million Zero Emission Vehicles on the Road
May 28, 2014 'Kids Reading Across Rhode Island' Kicks Off at the State House
May 28, 2014 EPA Awards $2.7 Million to Clean-Up Brownfield Sites in Rhode Island
May 15, 2014 Governor Chafee Signs Historic Apprenticeship Program into Existence at Annual Meeting for the Governor's Workforce Board
May 13, 2014 Road & Bridge Bill Includes Major Infrastructure Funding Championed by Sen. Whitehouse
May 13, 2014 Statement: Governor Chafee Blasts Advocates of Default on 38 Studios Bonds
May 2, 2014 Statement from the Office of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding the One-Year Anniversary of the Marriage Equality Act
April 24, 2014 Statement from the Office of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding 195 Commission
April 21, 2014 Reed, Chafee, U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz Headline Forum on Nation's Energy Future
April 21, 2014 U.S. Department of Energy's Quadrennial Energy Review and Visit by U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz
April 11, 2014 Seven Teams to Share $806K in 2014 Collaborative Research Grant Awards
April 10, 2014 State of Rhode Island, Council 94, and Coalition Announce Collective Bargaining Tentative Agreement
March 23, 2014 RI to Receive $7 Million to Enhance Emergency Preparedness
March 20, 2014 RIPTA Receives $1.6 Million Sandy Resiliency Grant to Strengthen Newport Gateway Center
March 13, 2014 Rhode Island receives no-cost extension of Race to the Top grant
March 11, 2014 Governor Chafee Announces Launch of a New User-Friendly Website for the Rhode Island Division of Municipal Finance
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