State Government Press Releases

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10/12/2022
While Rhode Island high school students report decreases in the use of some substances, mental health challenges persist for many adolescents in the state, according to new results from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)'s Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). The YRBS is an optional,...
10/11/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI– Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding Rhode Islanders that they have until Tuesday, October 18, to submit a mail ballot application to their local board of canvassers for the statewide general election on November 8. Mail ballot applications must be received...
10/11/2022
During the week of October 17, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will install a road diet along a section of Main Avenue (Route 113) located between Route 5 and Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick to address chronic issues of speeding, crashes and narrow lanes along this busy road....
10/11/2022
WARWICK, RI – Governor Dan McKee, joined by the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) and Department of Human Services (DHS), today announced the launch of a new website providing a one-stop resource for all publicly available state, federal and nonprofit energy assistance programs and...
10/11/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Cuisine Innovations Unlimited is recalling its Earth Grown Vegan Traditional Falafel and Garlic & Herb Falafel due to the possible presence of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli. These products were distributed and sold...
10/11/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI –The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will begin stocking pheasants this weekend for the 2022-2023 hunting season starting tomorrow, Oct. 8. DEM stocks pheasants to provide public hunting opportunities on select management areas throughout Rhode Island....
10/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is excited to announce that Rhody Critter Kits are back for another year. Educational resources for K-8 educators organized thematically into learning modules, Critter Kits contain lesson plans, activities, videos, hands-
10/06/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Old Europe Cheese, Inc., is expanding its voluntarily recall of Brie cheeses to include additional products, specifically baked Brie cheeses, because of a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Old Europe...
10/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio and the Rhode Island Foundation today announced a new $20 million grant program for nonprofits working on food insecurity, housing instability and homelessness...
10/06/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that tonight, Thursday, October 6, it will change the traffic pattern on Route 138 East in Newport, shifting traffic onto the new Route 138 extension road to Admiral Kalbfus Road. The new Route 138 extension will...