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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
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
March 10, 2014 Rhode Island to Continue 'Heat and Eat' Benefit
March 8, 2014 BHDDH Joins Local Organizations to Promote 'Get Covered Day'
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Army National Guard Cuts
Feb. 21, 2014 Governor Chafee Signs Executive Order Establishing the Rhode Island Executive Climate Change Council
Feb. 20, 2014 Governor Chafee and R.I. DEM Announce $200,000 in Grants to Strengthen Local Food Systems
Feb. 19, 2014 Governor Chafee Announces Program Quality Improvement Grants for Early Learning
Feb. 18, 2014 Statement from the Office of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding Drug Overdose Death
Feb. 17, 2014 Details Presented on Pension Settlement - Would settle six challenges to 2009, 2010, 2011 pension changes, Keep Retirement System on Healthy Path
Feb. 6, 2014 Governor Chafee Releases Report to Make Rhode Island Schools More Secure
Feb. 5, 2014 Statement from Governor Chafee and R.I. Director of Health Regarding CVS/Caremark's Decision to Halt Tobacco Sales
Feb. 4, 2014 Governor Chafee Announces State Government Adverse Weather Policy
Jan. 23, 2014 Governor Chafee Announces Progress in Regional Energy Infrastructure Initiative
Jan. 15, 2014 State of the State and Budget Address
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Minority Leader McConnell, and Minority Leader Pelosi - Clear Path for Trade and Investment
Dec. 9, 2013 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Seek to Curb Air Pollution from Upwind States
Dec. 5, 2013 New England Governors Sign Historic Energy Statement Committing to Regional Cooperation on Infrastructure
Dec. 2, 2013 Statement from the Office of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding the State House Tree
Dec. 2, 2013 Governor Chafee Names Working Group for Educator Autonomy Project
Nov. 26, 2013 Governor's Workforce Board to Invest in Two Apprenticeships Programs
Nov. 22, 2013 Governor Chafee and Secretary Mollis Roll Out Educational Materials Related to R.I.'s Historic 1663 Colonial Charter
Nov. 6, 2013 Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources to Work with 4 Other New England States and Clean Energy States Alliance to Reduce Solar Costs
Nov. 5, 2013 Governor Chafee Announces Another Step in the Right Direction for Regulatory Reform
Oct. 24, 2013 Governors Announce Bold Initiative to Put 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025
Oct. 21, 2013 RI GAP Report Says Governor Chafee Continues to Increase Female Representation on Boards, Commissions, and in Staff and Cabinet Level Positions
Oct. 16, 2013 Newsletters: The Arts, Culture and Humanities
Oct. 2, 2013 E-Newsletter: Affordable Health Care Goes Live
Oct. 1, 2013 Statement from the Office of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding the Federal Shutdown
Sept. 16, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding Today's Navy Yard Tragedy
Aug. 28, 2013 Governor Chafee Announces Federal Approval for 'Design Concept' for New Veterans Home
Aug. 28, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee on the Court's Initial Ruling in the 38 Studios Case
Aug. 20, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Applauding President Obama and HUD Secretary Donovan
Aug. 19, 2013 Rhode Island to Receive a Workforce Investment Act Incentive Grant
Aug. 7, 2013 Rhode Island Office of Management and Budget Releases First Regulatory Review Report
Aug. 1, 2013 Newport, R.I., Named Top 10 Up-and-Coming Gay Wedding Destination
July 30, 2013 Governor Chafee Proposes Changes in Higher Education
July 17, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, U.S. House of Representatives - Immigration Reform
July 16, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding Today's Signing of an Act Related to Quality Child Care
July 11, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding Today's Signing of an Act Relating to Bryant University
July 3, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding Today's Budget Signing
June 26, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln Chafee on the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision Striking Down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
June 18, 2013 Governor Chafee Celebrates Launch of Electric Vehicle Network in Rhode Island
June 17, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Regarding Today's Actions by Moody's Investors Service
June 4, 2013 Governor Chafee, Senator Whitehouse Applaud Announcement of First Offshore Renewable Energy Lease Sale
May 30, 2013 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Second Phase of Transparency and Accountability Initiative
May 7, 2013 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee on U.S. Senate Passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act
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