State Government Press Releases

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08/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the 2018 Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry report today, which showed that clean energy employment in the Ocean State has grown by a remarkable 72 percent since 2014 and resulted in 6,650 new jobs across the state. The clean energy sector now...
08/03/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that all 144 mosquito samples from 41 traps set July 23 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Also, all 163 samples from 38 traps set July 16 and...
08/03/2018
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Carlos Monge (age 40) 132 Dante St. Providence, R.I. P1-2018-2223AG <...
08/02/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Raimondo issued the following statement today on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to weaken national clean car standards: "Weakening the nation's clean car standards will not only cost Americans more at the pump. It will also hurt children and senior...
08/02/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that beginning this week, it will administer surf and non-surf lifeguard certification testing for the 2019 season. Certification is required for lifeguard positions at all Rhode Island beaches. The...
08/02/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan group of 24 attorneys general to urge leadership of the House Financial Services Committee to advance legislation improving transparency of shell corporations by requiring them to disclose who controls and profits from their activities.
08/02/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the August schedule of events for the state's popular Great Outdoors Pursuit. The public events include guided hikes, a clamming workshop, art programs, and free admission to Seagrave Memorial Observatory...
08/03/2018
Gano Street off-ramp closing as part of bridge rehabilitation project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced start of a new phase of work on the bridge rehabilitation project for the portion of the Washington Bridge that carries westbound traffic...
08/02/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Raimondo issued the following statement today on the Trump administration's new ruling that expands the availability of short-term, low-coverage health insurance plans. "Once again, President Trump is doing all he can to undermine the Affordable Care Act. A so-called...
08/02/2018
On August 22, 2018, the National SBIR Road Tour comes to Warwick, Rhode Island. The tour allows Rhode Island's small business community the opportunity to learn firsthand about America's largest seed fund. The Small Business Administration leads the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)...