# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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03/07/2024
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters that the deadline to apply for a mail ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary is 4 p.m. on March 12, 2024. Registered voters can apply for a mail...
03/06/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that a group of ground cinnamon products are being recalled because they contain elevated levels of lead. Prolonged exposure to these products may be unsafe. The products were sold under the brands names: La Fiesta, Marcum, MK,...
03/06/2024
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State today announced a new series of workshops intended to increase the accessibility of the Department's Open Government resources and data tools and visualizations. The workshops will be held during Sunshine Week,...
03/05/2024
PROVIDENCE, RI – Today, Governor Dan McKee named Colin Channer as Rhode Island's 7th Poet Laureate. "Colin Channer is an accomplished writer whose talent and work have touched the lives of so many people," said Governor McKee. "I'm excited to see him continue his craft here in the Ocean State...
03/05/2024
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today announced that nominations are now open for the RI Department of State's second annual Civic Education Teacher of the Year award. The award will honor one outstanding teacher who has demonstrated a commitment to and expertise in teaching...
02/29/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reporting a confirmed case of the tick-borne Powassan virus disease (Powassan) detected in a Rhode Island resident. This resident is a male in his 70s who lives in Kent County. He began experiencing symptoms of Powassan in late January. He is...
02/29/2024
Effective the weekend of Friday, March 1, weather permitting, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will install a new traffic pattern on Route 138 where it passes underneath the Tower Hill Road (Route 1) Bridge in North Kingstown. RIDOT will shift the travel lanes in both...
02/28/2024
Today, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced two public hearings on the proposed sale of Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. The two public hearings will be held on March 19, 2024, and March 26, 2024,
02/26/2024
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters of important deadlines for the Presidential Preference Primary being held on April 2, 2024. The deadline for individuals to be registered to vote to...
02/20/2024
Opening Reception is Feb. 29 Providence, RI— The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that works by Monique Rolle-Johnson, Cranston, are currently on display until April 17 at the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill. The exhibition features mixed-media paintings on wood...