State Government Press Releases

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10/21/2020
Rhode Island's Virtual Career Center will connect thousands of residents with jobs to match their skills, and return to work after being displaced by COVID-19 PROVIDENCE, R.I. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, C.A. - The State of Rhode Island and Google Cloud today announced they are working together on an...
10/21/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that this coming weekend starting as early as 7 a.m. on Friday, October 23, RIDOT will close a lane on I-95 North near Exit 30 in Pawtucket. The Department will reduce travel lanes from three to two until 6 a.m. Monday,...
10/20/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announces the award of $37,500 in matching grants to help communities and businesses invest in boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island. The grants are funded under the US Fish & Wildlife Service Clean Vessel...
10/20/2020
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2021 Revenue Assessment Report for September 2020. 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...
10/20/2020
As part of its ongoing Route 37 bridges project in Cranston and Warwick, on Friday, October 23 at 9 p.m. the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will introduce a lane closure affecting Route 37 West. Route 37 West will be reduced from two travel lanes to one between the ramp to I-...
10/19/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Wenscott Reservoir in North Providence, due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins, including microcystins, that...
10/19/2020
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden have filed a letter with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, urging fellow Cardinal Health shareholders to vote "no" on a proposed $2.5 million bonus for CEO Michael Kaufmann. "Cardinal Health...
10/19/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that two Rhode Island residents have been ordered to repay $15,371 to the State after pleading in Providence County Superior Court to fraudulently obtaining unemployment insurance benefits by not reporting earned wages to the Rhode...
10/19/2020
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov On October 19, 2020 at 2:35 AM, Troopers arrested Terrio Williams, age 31, of 35 Harold Street, Providence, Rhode Island on a Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to...
10/18/2020
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, District "B" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5608 or rispdps@risp....