Executive Order 95-10
March 16, 1995
WHEREAS, building long-term economic growth in Rhode Island requires an aggressive economic development strategy focused on well-defined goals and objectives for job creation, knowledge and skill creation and wealth creation; and
WHEREAS, the State's economic development strategy must foster job creation and challenge the private sector to assume major responsibilities for implementing an aggressive economic growth agenda; and
WHEREAS, development and implementation or this strategy requires a new partnership for economic growth which utilizes the strengths of each member to realize fully common economic goals and objectives; and
WHEREAS, this new partnership for growth must include input from local and regional economic development groups throughout Rhode Island and key community institutions such as hospitals and universities,
NOW, THEREFOR, I, LINCOLN ALMOND, by the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations do hereby order as follows:
I. There is hereby established an Economic Development Council (the "Council") within the Executive Department.