State Government Press Releases

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11/17/2021
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH announced today that the Lifespan/Care New England Hospital Conversions Act (HCA) application has been deemed complete and accepted for review. The review period under the HCA will commence November 17, 2021.
11/17/2021
Starting tonight, Wednesday, November 17 the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift all lanes on Division Street onto a temporary bridge over Route 4 as part of a $22.9 million project to replace the 54-year-old Division Street Bridge. This bridge on the Warwick-East...
11/16/2021
PROVIDENCE Governor Dan McKee, members of the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today are announcing the launch of a new, year-long seafood marketing and promotion campaign aimed at increasing the consumption and value of Rhode Island...
11/16/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded an $82 million grant to the McKee Administration for the construction of a Rhode Island Center of Excellence for Laboratory Sciences. "This is an exciting day for the State of Rhode Island," said Governor Dan...
11/15/2021
Earlier this morning, at 5:19 AM, Troopers from the Lincoln Woods Barracks, as well as members from the Providence Fire Department, responded to calls for a crash involving two vehicles on Route 95 South in the City of Providence. The investigation revealed that a Honda Civic, operated by Roger...
11/15/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today reopened the Sandy Bottom Bridge in Coventry to two-way traffic, removing a temporary traffic signal that had been in place since May 2020. RIDOT is replacing this 90-year-old, structurally deficient bridge which carries 16,000...
11/15/2021
PROVIDENCE -- The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the public is invited to participate in an information session on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 6PM regarding coastal resiliency at Quonochontaug Breachway. GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. was recently contracted to design and present...
11/12/2021
BRISTOL, RI In a heartfelt ceremony on Thursday, Governor Dan McKee led the state's official Veterans Day proceedings to honor those who have served in the nation's military. Held at the Rhode Island Veterans Home, over 100 attendees heard remarks of appreciation from the Governor and other...
11/12/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee released the following statement today in recognition of Veterans Day: "Today is about honoring the men and women who courageously fought to protect our freedom our nation's Veterans. The over 60,000 Veterans, active duty and guard members who live in...
11/10/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, joined by Representative Camille F.J. Vella-Wilkinson and Senator James A. Seveney, today signed into law legislation (2021-H 5785, 2021-S 0982) which will extend property tax exemptions to veterans who served in uniform during the Cold War, between 1947...