State Government Press Releases

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06/26/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and members of the Congressional delegation will join the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak next week to kick off a high-speed rail project that will have long-term benefits for transit in Rhode Island and throughout the Northeast Corridor. ...
06/26/2015
The Office of Revenue Analysis released two reports today—the FY 2015 local 1% hotel tax collection report and the 1% meal and beverage tax collection report for April. These reports compare local collections of both taxes by community on a month-to-month, year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date...
06/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today issued the following the statement praising the Supreme Court's decision on the constitutional right to same-sex marriage nationwide. "Today is a great day for all Americans. With this historic decision, every couple has the right to marry -...
06/26/2015
PROVIDENCE – Safe boating patrols will be stepped up on June 26 to June 28 in a joint operation conducted by the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Law Enforcement. The effort is part of Operation Dry Water, a coordinated national crackdown on Boating Under the Influence (BUI)....
06/26/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Cottrell Homestead in West Kingston has been named Rhode Island's 2015 Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee. Winning dairy farmers from each New England state will be honored at an...
06/26/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court of the United States decision in Obergfell v. Hodges, upholding the right for same sex individuals to marry. Attorney General Kilmartin had signed on to amicus briefs in support of marriage...
06/26/2015
Conditional Area A & Conimicut Triangle Will Reopen at Sunrise on Friday, June 26 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Conditional Area A and Conimicut Triangle in Upper Narragansett Bay will re-open to shellfishing beginning at sunrise on Friday, June 26 -...
06/25/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As an expression of Rhode Island's sincerest condolences to all those touched by the tragedy at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., Governor Gina M. Raimondo has directed that Rhode Island flags be flown at half-staff at state facilities and buildings from Friday,...
06/25/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Scott DePasquale, CEO of Utilidata and the chair of the new Cybersecurity Commission, today announced the Commission members who will develop a clear strategy to make Rhode Island more secure against cyber threats and create new jobs in the...
06/25/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Elizabeth Roberts, and HealthSource RI Director Anya Rader Wallack today issued the following statements on the Supreme Court's Decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. "Everyone...