State Government Press Releases

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10/03/2022
WARWICK, RI Governor Dan McKee announced today the state will start issuing Child Tax Rebates to qualifying families beginning today, Monday, October 3. Child Tax Rebate payments are one of the important ways Rhode Island families benefit from the Fiscal Year 2023 budget signed by Governor...
10/03/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are announcing today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $161,158 to DEM through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) to help Rhode Island farmers expand market access...
10/03/2022
Rhode Island Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Administrator Carlos C. Machado, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Chief Operating Officer Loren Doyle, and Westerly Town Manager Shawn Lacey today joined other state and local leaders to celebrate the completion of the Cottrell...
10/03/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Old Europe Cheese, Inc., is voluntarily recalling its Brie and Camembert cheeses because of a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. All Old Europe Cheese Brie and Camembert products with best-by dates...
09/30/2022
Two overnight closures of Route 6 are also planned during the same week The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists and pedestrians that will implement a full closure of Glenbridge Avenue where it passes over Route 6 in Providence starting...
09/30/2022
Goal of the Expansion Arts Program is to nourish the artistic and cultural traditions of communities of color Arts and cultural organizations of color can apply for capacity-building grants of $30,000 through the Expansion Arts Program. A partnership between the Rhode Island Council for the...
09/30/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The following statement can be attributed to Matthew Sheaff on behalf of the Governor and the Administration: "Today, state government agencies are submitting their budget requests to the Office of Management and Budget and both House and Senate Fiscal Advisors. This begins the...
09/30/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the Chai Box is recalling certain glass and plastic bottles of chai concentrate mix due to potential under-processing, which may lead to Clostridium botulinum contamination. Recalled products: - 16 oz glass bottles of...
09/30/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Secretary of Housing Josh Saal announced on Friday that the State has awarded six community organizations a total of $3.5 million to add 231 new beds to the statewide homeless shelter capacity. This $3.5 million in funding is the first round...
09/29/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Wenscott Reservoir in North Providence due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. A previous advisory this summer specified...