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State Government Press Releases

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09/27/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The McKee Administration shares the news that Care New England Health System has begun construction of a 25-bed short stay unit at Butler Hospital. Renovations for the new unit are funded through the State Fiscal Recover Fund (SFRF) to recover from the pandemic as approved in the...
09/26/2023
Starting on Saturday night, September 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift travel lanes at two locations in North Smithfield as part of the $196 million Route 146 Reconstruction Project. The shifts will be minor, and no lanes will be closed. The first change...
09/26/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Office of Energy Resources (OER) today announced they are taking action to provide relief on winter heating costs for Rhode Islanders following this morning's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) vote on winter electric rates. The Administration...
09/25/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the Rhode Island State Archives today announced the opening of a new Archives exhibit titled Wild Weather. Wild Weather tells the story of how Rhode Island has prepared for, reacted to, and recovered from weather-related impacts dating as...
09/25/2023
Rhode Island continues to be a national leader in adolescent immunizations, with Rhode Island teens at or above the national averages for every vaccine type, according to recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Rhode Island's immunization success is...
09/21/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Lower Melville Pond in Portsmouth, due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans...
09/20/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline answered more than 6,000 calls during its first year of operation in Rhode Island, significantly increasing the number of people being connected to mental health resources even as the state continued to...
09/20/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily reduce the number of travel lanes in each direction of I-295 from three lanes to two lanes at the Mendon Road Bridge (Route 122/Exit 20). This will go into effect on Thursday night, October 12. The reduction creates work...
09/20/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Kraft Heinz is recalling approximately 83,800 cases of individually wrapped Kraft Singles American processed cheese slices. The recall comes after an issue was identified with wrapping machines, making it possible that a thin...
09/19/2023
Civics-focused program will foster connections between local schools and government PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Civic Education & Engagement Division hosted the first session of the newly-created Student Civic Liaison Program at the...