State Government Press Releases

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06/08/2020
CRANSTON -- The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles, Road Test Office has developed a modified testing process that allows it to restart driver's license road tests this month. DMV examiners will grade non-commercial skills tests on a closed course from outside the vehicle. The testing process...
06/08/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that farmers' markets at two state parks are now open with new procedures in place for the safety of patrons and vendors. From now through late October, farmers' markets in Goddard Memorial State Park and Fishermen's Memorial...
06/05/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced 113 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings Rhode Island's case count to 15,441. RIDOH also announced 16 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities. Rhode Island's number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is now 772. A full data summary for...
06/05/2020
Highway traffic should consider using I-295 and Route 146 to avoid congestion and delays The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin the next phase of extended-weekend highway lane closures and local street closures tonight, June 5, for work at the bridges...
06/05/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to buy season beach passes online or in advance to help ease traffic backups into parking lots and reduce the amount of time beachgoers spend at the entry booths. The online purchase option is accessible...
06/04/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the golf course at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick is now open with new procedures in place for the safety of golfers and staff. Reservations for tee times must be made in advance by phone and no walk-ins are...
06/04/2020
Congress passed the CARES Act providing several supports to Americans in response to the impact of COVID-19 including Stimulus Payments and an Unemployment Compensation increase. Here is some additional information about how Stimulus Payments and Unemployment Compensation impact households that...
06/04/2020
Split will be completely in place by 6 a.m. Friday, June 5 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will put in place a lane split on I-95 southbound at the Eddy Street Exit (Exit 19) tonight, Thursday, June 4. The split will be completely in place by 6 a.m. Friday,
06/04/2020
Eligible Rhode Islanders without bank account information on file with IRS to receive stimulus payments by prepaid debit card PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha reminds Rhode Islanders that some individuals will receive their one-time federal stimulus payment in the...
06/03/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced 107 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings Rhode Island's case count to 15,236. RIDOH also announced 10 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities. Rhode Island's number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is now 742. A full data summary for...