State Government Press Releases

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11/10/2021
Report highlights $734 million invested in clean energy projects and infrastructure improvements supporting 17,250 jobs since 2015 Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today issued an overview of the impact of the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, which has invested more than $734...
11/10/2021
As part of the ongoing Route 6/10 Interchange Project, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) on Wednesday, November 10 will shift the location of the Hartford Avenue off-ramp for drivers on Route 6 West in Providence. The ramp will return to its original location, a few hundred...
11/09/2021
This year, Rhode Island will recognize World Diabetes Day on Saturday, November 13th with a virtual event starting at 9 a.m. that aims to raise awareness about diabetes and help Rhode Islanders reduce their risk of diabetes or manage its impact on their lives. The event is free. However,...
11/09/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration has awarded a $10.6 million tourism and hospitality grant to the McKee Administration. The $10.6 million grant will be used to support projects, businesses, and jobs in the travel, tourism, and outdoor...
11/09/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has awarded $42,500 grants to the Newport Tree Conservancy and Providence Neighborhood Planting Program by the U.S. Forest Service to augment urban tree planting projects using the Tree Equity Score Analyzer (TESA) tool as...
11/08/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee was joined by Neil D. Steinberg, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation; Celia J. Blue, Interim Director of the Department of Human Services; Kathy Cloutier, Executive Director of Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island; and James Jahnz,...
11/08/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging a former staff member at the Yawgoog Scout Reservation with sexually assaulting a male victim under the age of 13 in 1986. On November 3, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury...
11/06/2021
On Friday, November 5, 2021, at 7:10 a.m., members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Raymond Gyamfi, age 32, of 161 Mulberry Street Apartment 3, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, on a Parole Violation Warrant with original charges of Home Invasion, Burglary and Arson. Mr. Gyamfi was processed at...
11/05/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Courtney Carter will join his staff as Deputy Communications Director, effective November 8. "Courtney is an accomplished digital reporter and multimedia journalist with the ability to tell vivid and compelling stories about complex issues,"
11/05/2021
PROVIDENCE Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), and the Center for Mediation and Collaboration Rhode Island (CMCRI) announced today a $477,996 award from the United States Department of Agriculture's Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance...