State Government Press Releases

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09/01/2016
Using conventional construction methods, replacing the East Shore Expressway Bridge in East Providence would have resulted in a year of delays and congestion. Instead, RIDOT is about ready to begin an extended weekend closure of the bridge and replace it in just 80 hours. "Projects like this...
09/01/2016
New overdose death data from the spring and reports from overdose survivors indicate that Rhode Island remains in the midst of a fentanyl-use crisis that is increasingly claiming victims who are unaware that the cocaine or heroin they have purchased has been altered with the synthetic drug. "...
09/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding Rhode Island voters to be prepared for the state primaries scheduled for Tuesday, September 13. Voters should use the Department of State's Voter Information Center (VIC) at vote.ri.gov to find...
09/01/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that certain Entenmann's Little Bites Fudge Brownies, Chocolate Chip Muffins, and Variety Packs are being recalled due to the presence of small pieces of plastic. The products' best-by dates, descriptions, and UPC codes can be...
09/01/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has accelerated its planned reopening of the existing truck rest area along I-95 North, located between Exits 2 and 3. The rest area is scheduled to open tomorrow morning, Friday, September 2 by 8 a.m. RIDOT's...
09/01/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2016 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for April 2016. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent...
09/01/2016
Position: Contact Center Sales Rep Job Number: 730822 Employer: Ross Simons Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Small Engine Tech Job Number: 730724 Employer: Smithfield Power...
08/31/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered all Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings beginning at sunrise on Thursday, September 1, 2016. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunrise on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, in memory of former...
08/31/2016
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced 172 mosquito samples from 32 traps set on Monday, August 15, 2016 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Given concerns about the Zika virus, Rhode...
08/31/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that two individuals pleaded nolo contendere yesterday to unemployment insurance benefit fraud with court-ordered restitution in excess of $15,000. "These pleas account for an additional $15,000 in court-ordered restitution that we have been...