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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
Aug. 17, 2012 Statement from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee
Aug. 1, 2012 Quarterly Data Shows More Rhode Island-Based Jobs, Improved Economic Picture for First Quarter of 2012
July 17, 2012 Governor Chafee has Increased Female Representation on Boards and Commissions and in Staff and Cabinet Level Positions, Report Shows
July 16, 2012 Moody's Investors Service Calls Governor Lincoln D. Chafee's New Shared Services Task Force a "Credit Positive" for Struggling Cities
July 16, 2012 Governor Chafee's New Office of Management and Budget Launches In-Depth Transportation Study
June 28, 2012 Governor Lincoln Chafee, Lt. Governor Roberts, State Officials Respond to Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act
June 28, 2012 Governor Creates, Through Executive Order, Shared Municipal Services Task Force
June 19, 2012 RI Delegation Announces $10M in Federal Funds for I-95 Viaduct
June 4, 2012 DBR Director McGreevy to Serve Special Assignment as Advisor at EDC
May 15, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Nominates Luis M. Matos for the Rhode Island Superior Court
May 10, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Online Driver's License Renewals
May 9, 2012 Rhode Island Earns National Recognition for HEALTH-Led Multi-Agency Effort to Prevent Childhood Obesity
May 9, 2012 Rhode Island Earns National Recognition for HEALTH-Led Multi-Agency Effort to Prevent Childhood Obesity
May 4, 2012 Governor Lincoln Chafee Brings Federal, State, Local and Military Officials Together for Veterans' Forum on Behavioral Healthcare
April 25, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Rhode Island as One of Only Six States to Receive Competitive Ford Foundation Grant
April 18, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Travels to Kuwait and Afghanistan
April 13, 2012 At Governor's Instruction, City of Central Falls Will Not Appeal Bankruptcy Court Ruling on School District
April 12, 2012 Governor Chafee Travels to Pawtucket to Lobby for Municipal Reform and Relief Legislative Package
April 9, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Cuts Through the Red Tape with a New Program that Fast Tracks Business Expansion to Create Jobs
April 5, 2012 Statement from Governor Chafee: Proposed Pay Raises "Unacceptable"
April 3, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Holds Municipal Strategy Session Featuring Leaders from Rhode Island Cities and Towns
March 15, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Unveils Municipal Reform and Relief Legislation
March 14, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Creation of Central Falls Charter Review Commission
Feb. 28, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Port of Davisville Grows to Become 7th Largest Auto Importer in North America
Feb. 16, 2012 Lincoln D. Chafee Joins with Legislative Leaders, Common Cause RI to Announce Campaign Finance Disclosure Legislation
Feb. 16, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Signs New Apprenticeship Program for Information Technology Industry
Feb. 13, 2012 Chafee Announces Central Falls Cost Reductions and Increased Efficiency Through Consolidation of Municipal Functions
Feb. 7, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee to File Amicus Brief in Support of City of Providence
Jan. 31, 2012 Rhode Island State of the State Address 2012
Jan. 24, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee to Hold Electronic Town Hall for Rhode Island Retirees and Taxpayers
Jan. 19, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Holds Municipal Strategy Session With Rhode Island Business Leaders
Jan. 17, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Appointments to Municipal Pension Study Panel
Jan. 13, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces America's Cup World Series Host Committee
Jan. 10, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee to Hold Municipal Strategy Session with Rhode Island Employee Groups
Jan. 9, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Bankruptcy Court Approval of Agreements between Central Falls Receiver and City Retirees, Unions
Jan. 5, 2012 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Holds Municipal Executives Strategy Session Featuring Leaders from Rhode Island Cities and Towns
Dec. 29, 2011 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Announces Municipal Executives Strategy Session
Dec. 20, 2011 Governor Lincoln Chafee Announces Appointment of Budget Commission to Help East Providence Achieve Fiscal Stability
Dec. 5, 2011 Rhode Island Employee Wellness Program Named Finalist for International Health Promotion Award
Nov. 30, 2011 Governors Lincoln Chafee and Chris Gregoire File Petition to Reclassify Marijuana to Allow for Medical Use
Nov. 29, 2011 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts Announce RI's "First in Nation" Status to Receive Level II Federal Funding for Health Benefits Exchange
Nov. 18, 2011 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Signs the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act of 2011 into Law
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee
Oct. 26, 2011 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee to Postpone Official Trade Mission to Israel
Oct. 11, 2011 Rhode Island Applies for Second Round of Federal Funding to Establish Health Benefit Exchange
Oct. 6, 2011 U.S. Department of Agriculture Issues Disaster Designation for Rhode Island
Oct. 4, 2011 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Leads Rhode Island Delegation on Fact-Finding Trip to Pittsburgh
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Congressional Leadership
Sept. 19, 2011 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee Issues Executive Order Establishing the RI Health Benefits Exchange and Appoints Members of the Exchange Board
Sept. 13, 2011 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo on Today's Superior Court Ruling
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