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State Government Press Releases

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08/31/2023
As Rhode Islanders prepare for their holiday weekend travel plans, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and its safety partners are reminding drivers to stay alert and drive safely and will be offering free coffee on the Friday and Monday evenings of the Labor Day Weekend at the I-...
08/31/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State are today reminding voters of ways to cast their ballot in the final days leading up to the September 5, 2023 special primary elections for Congressional District 1, State Senate District 1, and Foster Town Council.
08/31/2023
On Friday, September 1, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will resume its series of consecutive weekend lane closures of I-95 near Route 10/Exit 33 at the Cranston/Providence line for replacement of the Wellington Avenue Bridge. Travelers should expect delays and use alternate...
08/30/2023
CRANSTON, RI Governor Dan McKee, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and their partners today announced a medical respite wound care pilot program. This pilot, an extension of EOHHS's medical respite care program, will provide direct wound care services in the community and...
08/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that his Administration's request for a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has been approved for businesses and residents of Block Island impacted by the fire at the Harborside Inn on Aug. 18. "The fire at...
08/28/2023
RI's Arts and Humanities Month is themed 'Collective Responsibility' Providence, R.I. October is National Arts and Humanities Month, and Governor McKee and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today celebrations, exhibits and programs exploring arts and culture's key...
08/25/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Spectacle Pond in Cranston. The advisory was related to high levels of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria.
08/24/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that the State has deployed more than $350 million in pandemic-relief State Fiscal Recovery Funds (SFRF) through June 2023. The funds have gone to develop affordable housing, support small businesses and impacted industries, retain workers in the...
08/24/2023
CRANSTON, RI Governor Dan McKee and Department of Human Services Director Kimberly Merolla-Brito today announced the launch of the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) for Child Care Staff pilot, which was approved in the FY 24 Budget, and expands income eligibility for qualifying providers...
08/24/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Revolution Wind today announced receipt of its Record of Decision (ROD) from the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), successfully reaching a major milestone in the federal environmental review process for the offshore wind project serving...