State Government Press Releases

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05/01/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, are Free Fishing Days in Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders and visitors alike can fish in the state's freshwaters on both days for all species of freshwater fish, without a...
05/01/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is advising the public to refrain from contact recreation in the Pawtuxet River. In an abundance of caution, officials recommend washing your hands before eating or drinking if there was contact with the Pawtuxet...
05/01/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI In a letter sent to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced his intention to intervene in PUC Docket 4808 to ensure millions of dollars in utility tax windfall are redistributed to Rhode Island consumers. McKee's announcement is the latest...
05/01/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia in suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to preserve the greenhouse gas emission standards currently in place for model year 2022-2025 vehicles. The standards save drivers money at...
05/01/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - To encourage kids to choose healthy eating options and highlight Rhode Island's booming food scene and work to eliminate hunger, Governor Gina Raimondo and First Gentleman Andy Moffit today announced the Relish Rhody Recipe Contest. The contest asks kids in grades 5- 8 to create...
05/01/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
04/30/2018
Twenty-three Rhode Island political and civic leaders joined Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea for a discussion on the appropriation of $3 million in elections-related Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funding provided by the signing of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018. "As Secretary of...
04/30/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) recognized 12 state government agencies, quasi-public agencies, municipalities, and state colleges and universities for their renewable energy and energy efficiency achievements at its Second Annual Lead By Example Energy Awards...
04/30/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Pinnacle Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 32,479 pounds of their Armour brand heat-treated, shelf-stable beef products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin and...
04/30/2018
Pilot program to test and research a new high-tech mode of transit The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is accepting proposals from companies who can test and eventually deliver an automated vehicle service to fill a transportation gap...