State Government Press Releases

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07/28/2017
In a letter to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined attorneys general from several states and the District of Columbia expressing their opposition to the President's ban on transgender people serving in the Armed Forces. In addition to...
07/28/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and a group of 19 other attorneys general U.S. Senate leaders not to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) Arbitration Rule, which stops companies from forcing consumers to sign away their legal rights. The House recently passed a Joint...
07/28/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for April 2017. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
07/28/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that beginning next week, it will administer surf and non-surf lifeguard certification testing for the 2018 season. Certification is required for lifeguard positions at all Rhode Island beaches. The...
08/11/2017
PROVIDENCE - Governor Gina M. Raimondo convened a working meeting today in the State Room with mayors and officials from Rhode Island's cities and towns to discuss the impact of the nearly month-long legislative budget impasse on local communities. In June, the House and Senate both passed nearly...
07/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Plum Beach in North Kingstown. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status...
07/27/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 110 mosquito samples from 28 traps set on Tuesday, July 5, and 106 mosquito samples from 28 traps set on Monday, July 10 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine...
07/27/2017
PROVIDENCE Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit and other partners, will visit Goddard Memorial State Park tomorrow as part of Governor's Bay Day festivities. During the visit, Raimondo will tour the popular, new boat...
07/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, and Warren Town Beach for swimming. The beaches have been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water...
07/27/2017
The GREEN SPACE Gallery at T.F. Green Airport is accepting art submissions for their 2018 exhibitions. The gallery program is a partnership between RISCA and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation that promotes outstanding work by artists living and working in Rhode Island. The spaces will present...