State Government Press Releases

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04/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has alerted healthcare providers that the flu is no longer widespread in Rhode Island, which means that healthcare workers who have not been immunized against the flu are no longer required to wear surgical masks during direct patient contact. The...
04/25/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Governor Gina M. Raimondo unveiled three new solar arrays Tuesday on the rooftops of the Department of Administration, Department of Health and Department of Transportation buildings. The three solar arrays comprised of a combined 900 solar panels reduce the State's...
04/25/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the Town of Westerly will begin aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands on Friday, April 27. Spraying will take place between 8:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.;...
04/25/2018
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner was one of 23 investors that have secured a commitment from banking giant Wells Fargo to publish a business standards report on the root causes of past and present fraudulent activities, along with plans to address the systemic failures which allowed unethical...
04/25/2018
The Rhode Island pension fund continued to outperform global markers in March, led by investments designed to add stability through challenging global equity markets. As global stock markets posted a 2.17 percent loss in March as markets remained volatile for the second consecutive month, the...
04/25/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 10:20AM, Troopers arrested Jonathan Harlan, age 47, of 42 Beausoleil Street, Woonsocket, RI, for: 1) Driving Under the Influence BAC Unknown First Offense 2) Driving To Endanger Personal Injury Resulting. The...
04/24/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today filed a petition for a writ of quo warranto with the Rhode Island Supreme Court seeking a ruling from the Court regarding the length of term for the current-serving members of the East Providence City Council and East Providence School Committee. On...
04/24/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public to refrain from contact recreation in the Seekonk River. Officials recommend washing your hands before drinking or eating if there was contact with the Seekonk River. This advisory is in effect until...
04/24/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - One day after the Federal Communications Commission rescinded federal net neutrality regulations, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order protecting a free and open internet in Rhode Island. "A free and open internet is essential to our democracy and economy," said...
04/24/2018
PROVIDENCE As part of a continued focus on supporting healthy communities and promoting outdoor recreation, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today awarded $3 million in matching grants to 15 local municipalities to develop or renovate recreational facilities in their communities....