State Government Press Releases

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10/05/2016
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a public workshop next week to review a study that will guide improvements to Aquidneck Island's drinking water supplies. The Newport Water System which provides water to Newport, Middletown, and Portsmouth ...
10/05/2016
Public Advised to Vaccinate Pets, Keep Distance from Wildlife PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today confirmed a raccoon captured on Biltmore Avenue in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence has tested positive for rabies. A domestic cat found in the...
10/05/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2017 Revenue Assessment Report for July 2016. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...
10/05/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it has executed 13 Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a central piece of RhodeWorks implementation. These MOUs make clear that the federal government agrees with Rhode Island's...
10/05/2016
10/04/16: We learned that the direct deposit file used to process the approximately 29,000 State Supplemental SSI payments failed due to an issue with routing numbers and account numbers. Previously, it was understood that the file was processed last week. That was inaccurate. Our team is...
10/05/2016
Rhode Island may be spared from the storm, but still vulnerable to hurricane-related scams While it appears that Hurricane Matthew will not have a significant impact on Rhode Island and Southern New England, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is reminding Rhode Islanders to be aware of...
10/05/2016
More traffic pattern changes are on the way at the Apponaug Circulator project in Warwick as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to implement three significant traffic pattern changes starting the week of October 10. The changes are the latest steps in transitioning...
10/05/2016
Position: Launch Code 101 Rhode Island Free Tech Curriculum http://www.dlt.ri.gov/realjobs/pdfs/train/LaunchCode101.pdf Employer: Launch Code Location: Providence, RI (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Tax Assessor Job Number:...
10/04/2016
At a packed kick-off event today for the state's annual flu vaccination campaign, Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), urged all Rhode Islanders to keep themselves and their family members safe this year by being vaccinated against the flu.
10/04/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo opened the second round of the state's Innovation Voucher Program today, soliciting applications from Rhode Island companies with fewer than 500 employees to apply for grants of up to $50,000 to fund research and development (R&D). "The...