State Government Press Releases

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08/04/2021
Today General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced all staff in the Office of the General Treasurer are to resume wearing masks indoors, effective August 5th, regardless of vaccination status in accordance with CDC guidelines and Rhode Island's status as an area with substantial spread of the COVID-...
08/11/2021
CRANSTON, R.I. – Several federal unemployment insurance programs are slated to expire in one month, on September 4, 2021, affecting tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders, the Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced. The following federal programs, which were created in response to...
08/03/2021
Key staff members lead workshops, meetings to navigate grant application process; First time grantees encouraged to apply Providence, RI—The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that applications are now open for grants to nonprofit organizations and individual artists;
08/03/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Foundation announced today that they will award another $150,000 in grants to nonprofits on the frontlines of responding to COVID-19 as part of the RI Gives Vax Challenge. With this third round of grants, more than 15,000 people have now...
08/03/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that Benjamin Smith will join his staff as Director of Communications, effective August 10, 2021. "Ben is a talented communications professional who has experience delivering effective communications and possesses strong connections...
08/04/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today issued the following statement, calling for the resignation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after a months-long investigation concluded that he sexually harassed at least 11 women, including current and former employees: "Women deserve to work in an...
08/02/2021
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is soliciting comments on a draft total maximum daily load (TMDL) study. Buckeye Brook and Tributaries to Warwick Pond were the subject of a focused study to determine the factors impairing the biodiversity, specifically the benthic...
08/02/2021
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that all 140 mosquito samples from 46 traps set statewide on July 13 and July 19 have tested negative by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine...
08/12/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Coventry woman was sentenced in Washington County Superior Court to serve four years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI), stemming from her arrest in July 2017 for leaving the scene of a deadly accident that claimed the...
07/30/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Romelo Thompson (age 24) Cranston, R.I. P1-2021-2381AG On July 26, 2021, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an...