State Government Press Releases

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02/23/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced traffic pattern changes necessary for repairs to the Clyde Bridge in West Warwick. Effective the morning of March 6, 2018, all westbound traffic on Route 115 (Main Street) will be detoured. Eastbound traffic on Route 115 will be...
02/22/2018
Jim Gillen Anchor Youth Recovery Community Center to Provide Access to Recovery Supports for Youth in Rhode Island who have Substance Use Disorders At a press conference today at the newly-opened Jim Gillen Anchor Youth Recovery Community Center in Providence, Attorney General Peter F....
02/22/2018
In the coming years, 70% of jobs in Rhode Island will require education beyond high school. PROVIDENCE, RI -- Governor Raimondo today released a roadmap for to achieving the ambitious goal she set to have 70% postsecondary attainment in Rhode Island by the year 2025. Together with Chair of the...
02/22/2018
The Exeter Volunteer Fire Company No. 2 sought an APRA advisory opinion concerning whether the Company is a "public body" subject to the APRA. Based on R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(1) and Reilly & Olneyville Neighborhood Association v. Providence Department of Planning and Development and/or...
02/22/2018
Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey Enter into Firearm Information-Sharing and Enforcement Agreement to Supplement NICS Database PROVIDENCE, RI-- Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy and New Jersey Governor Phil...
02/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of an upcoming weekend closure of Route 146 in North Smithfield early next month. Both Route 146 North and South are scheduled to close at 10 p.m. on Friday, March 2. All lanes will be restored by 10 p.m. on Saturday,...
02/22/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor McKee today announced $30,000 in grants secured by his office and the Rhode Island chapter of the Alzheimer's Association to update the state's five-year plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Tufts Health Plan Foundation and the Rhode Island Foundation...
02/21/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in urging Congress to pass the Clarify Lawful Overseas Use of Data ("CLOUD") Act that would clarify when law enforcement can obtain email data stored on foreign servers. Attorney General Kilmartin was...
02/21/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police, has been awarded the Patriot Award for "contributing to national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America's National Guard and Reserve Force." This honor is bestowed...
02/21/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will launch a new, fully online fishing and hunting license system that expands upon current web-based services on Thursday, March 1. Implementation of the new system is part of statewide efforts to improve customer...