State Government Press Releases

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12/14/2017
A total of $233,250 will be invested to support specialty crop production and sales in Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announced today the award of farm viability grants to four Rhode Island-based groups working to support local agriculture; the grants,...
12/14/2017
The Rhode Island School Building Task Force, chaired by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Education Commissioner Ken Wagner, has developed a plan to make a once-in-a-generation investment to public schools throughout the state. "Every child deserves to go to a school that is warm, safe, dry...
12/13/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, Massachusetts is recalling its 1-pound packages of Pre-scliced Nova Salmon because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled packages were distributed to...
12/13/2017
KINGSTON, R.I. - Today, a year and half after launching the Computer Science for Rhode Island initiative, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a new goal in fostering a competitive workforce: doubling the number of computer science degree graduates in Rhode Island by 2025. Raimondo made the...
12/13/2017
New sidewalks and a smooth driving surface have arrived for residents and businesses along a stretch of Smith Street (Route 44) in Providence, as officials gathered this morning to celebrate the latest achievement delivered on time and on budget under Governor Gina M. Raimondo's RhodeWorks program.
12/13/2017
Informational meeting to be held next Wednesday in Providence PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the United States Forest Service and the Rhode Island Tree Council, today announced $30,000 is available in matching grants to support...
12/13/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has modified its schedule for closures this week of a portion of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence. The closure affects through traffic on Newman Avenue between Pawtucket...
12/12/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today issued the following statement wishing Rhode Islanders a happy Hanukkah: "Hanukkah reminds us that even when you think hope is lost, light will overcome darkness. I'm proud that Rhode Island is home to a vibrant Jewish community. We were founded...
12/12/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that a Providence County Superior Court jury found Dari Garcia (age 27), of Providence, guilty of the August 17, 2014 home invasion and murder of Richard Catalano. The jury found Garcia guilty on all 14 counts including one count of murder,...
12/12/2017
WARWICK, RI - Governor Raimondo today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has taken several steps to bolster its ability to plow and treat the roads this coming winter. The department is expanding its fleet of plow trucks and drivers while deploying new technology...