State Government Press Releases

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06/04/2019
Cortney Nicolato, President and CEO of United Way of Rhode Island joined Treasurer Magaziner and members of the General Assembly to announce the creation of a new fund, "Financially FIT Rhode Island", which will support state-wide financial literacy instruction in K-12 schools. "When only a...
06/04/2019
Parties have agreed to reconvene PROVIDENCE, RI- Today Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced she has asked Lifespan, Care New England and Brown University to resume negotiations and determine whether they can come to an agreement that would create a locally-run, academic medical center in Rhode...
06/04/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of temporary traffic pattern changes for three bridges in Warwick as RIDOT performs maintenance on the bridges to extend their service lives. The new traffic patterns are scheduled to go into effect the week of June 10...
06/04/2019
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will distribute mosquito larvicide to communities today to help control mosquito populations statewide. WHEN: Tuesday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Building #75, East Farm; University of Rhode Island Route 108,...
06/03/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. As part of its ongoing efforts to become a national leader in innovation, the State of Rhode Island has issued a request for proposals (RFP) inviting the blockchain industry to submit proofs of concept that could apply blockchain technology to improve or enhance state government...
06/03/2019
PROVIDENCE The RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) announce a free seminar that will explore issues related to the liability of redeveloping and reusing polluted industrial...
06/02/2019
PROVIDENCE The Beach More, Wait Less campaign that the RI Department of Environmental Management has launched to spur online and advance sales of season beach passes and reduce waits at beach entrances is working. DEM sold 1,700 season passes before Memorial Day weekend in 2019 versus 370 season...
05/31/2019
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) officials recommended reopening Third Beach in Middletown for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure...
05/31/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is cautioning the public not to assume that finding a baby animal means it needs to be rescued. For example, a fawn lying on the ground hidden in grass or brush should not be considered abandoned; it should be left alone.
05/31/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. A new joint initiative, led by the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP), aims to work with communities across nine states to help them become more energy efficient. The ACE program, which stands for Achieving Community...