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Press07/17/2014 12:45 EDTThursday, July 17, 2014 PROVIDENCE—Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the Office of Health Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Hittner on premium increases requested by the state's insurers: "I want to thank Dr. Kathleen...06/06/2014 11:00 EDTThursday, June 5, 2014 PROVIDENCE—Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts received an award for her leadership on behalf of the LGBTQ community from Youth Pride Inc. at the State House yesterday. The group sponsored a day-long "Celebration of Inspiration" for YPI youth members, staff, board of...06/05/2014 10:00 EDTLt. Governor Roberts Receives District Director's Award from Rhode Island Small Business AdministrationWednesday, June 4, 2014 PROVIDENCE—Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts today received the District Director Award from Rhode Island SBA District Director Mark S. Hayward at the 2014 Rhode Island Salute to Small Business luncheon. The event took place at the Alpine Country Club in Cranston and was06/03/2014 12:45 EDTLt. Governor Roberts' Statement Regarding Outdated Health Policy Study on Health Insurance ExchangesTuesday, June 3, 2014 PROVIDENCE—Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts today issued the following statement in response to an outdated health policy study on health insurance exchanges: "Rhode Island leads the nation with a resounding success in health reform implementation. Those who oppose...05/19/2014 12:30 EDTMonday, May 19, 2014 PROVIDENCE— Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts honored Rhode Island's exemplary high school seniors today in the State Room of the Rhode Island State House as part of the Lieutenant Governor's Leadership Awards Program. Initiated in 1993 to recognize high school10/25/2013 08:45 EDTLt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Major General Kevin McBride Launch "Operation Holiday Cheer" for Troops AbroadWednesday, October 30, 2013 PROVIDENCE--Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts launched Operation Holiday Cheer 2013 today at the National Guard Armory on Airport Road in Warwick, accompanied by Mayor Scott Avedisian and Major General Kevin McBride, corporate and community sponsors, and 2012 care...09/16/2013 17:15 EDTLt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts' Statement on the Passing of Former Secretary of State Susan L. FarmerMonday, September 16, 2013 Providence--"I was deeply saddened to learn of former Secretary of State Susan L. Farmer's passing. She was a woman of great courage and political leadership, serving as a role model for Rhode Island women throughout the state who aspired to participate in politics at...09/04/2013 15:00 EDTWednesday, September 4, 2013 "I respect Governor Chafee's decision not to seek re-election for another term, and knowing his dedication to our state and his commitment to public service, I trust it was not an easy decision. For the remainder of our terms in office, I look forward to...07/09/2013 14:00 EDTLt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts to Recognize 100th Anniversary of Virginia and Spanish Peanut CompanyJuly 9, 2013 Providence-based, family-owned and operated business established in 1913 by Peter S. Kaloostian Providence—Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, joined by state and local officials, will host a 100th Anniversary recognition ceremony on Wednesday, July 10th at 4:00 pm in the State Room...07/09/2013 13:30 EDTJune 26, 2013 Providence--"I wholeheartedly embrace the Supreme Court's decision to strike down DOMA. This is a historic and significant civil rights victory for gays and lesbians in Rhode Island who have recently won the right to marry the person they love here at home. "It is a wonderful...