State Government Press Releases

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07/19/2019
Deal includes $150m in new investment, increase in RI-based jobs PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio today announced an agreement in principle with IGT for a continued partnership with the Rhode Island Lottery....
06/27/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today a series of steps to combat deceptive and unfair practices in the ticket resale marketplace in Rhode Island. The Attorney General's multi-month investigation into the sale of speculative tickets has led to refunds for Rhode Island consumers, the...
06/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Fort Adams State Park Beach in Newport since bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH recommends closing Ginny B's Campground Beach in Foster because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to...
06/26/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Following the release of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy's review of the Providence Public School District, education and community leaders are speaking out about the need to take urgent action. Here's what they're saying: "To say I am outraged, disturbed,...
06/26/2019
PROVIDENCE – Next Monday, US Senator Jack Reed will join DEM Director Janet Coit and representatives from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Raw Elements USA, and health-care partners at Scarborough State Beach to announce an initiative that provides complimentary, certified natural,...
06/26/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the 2019 Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry Report today, which showed that clean energy employment in the Ocean State has grown by 74 percent since 2014 and resulted in 6,802 new jobs across the state. The clean energy sector now counts for more...
06/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today a $9.5 million program to replace all highway signage and structures along the Route 146 corridor, from I-95 in Providence to the Massachusetts border in North Smithfield. The signs are deteriorated and do not meet modern...
06/26/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Montrell Hopper (age 24), of Providence, pleaded guilty on June 24, 2019 to two counts of first-degree robbery, one count of using a firearm while committing a crime of violence, and two counts of possession of a firearm after being convicted of a...
06/25/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Today Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, and Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green issued statements following the release of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy's review of the Providence Public School...
06/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick and Aquapaug Scout Reservation in West Kingston for swimming because bacteria has returned to acceptable levels. Fort Adams in Newport remains...