State Government Press Releases

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06/01/2018
The Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) as well as the Department Human Services (DHS), including its Call Center, are currently experiencing a technical issue which does not appear to be RIBridges-related. The State's IT team is working with our vendors to determine the root cause...
06/01/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. In response to Rhode Island's low ratings on small business friendliness, Lt. Governor Dan McKee and Thumbtack Inc. will host 'Earning an A,' a forum to identify strategies to improve the state's small business friendliness and link small businesses with existing resources,...
06/01/2018
Governor signs Red Flag Law and bump stock ban on National Gun Violence Awareness Day PROVIDENCE, RI - Days after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, Governor Gina M. Raimondo was the first governor in America to sign an executive order establishing a Red Flag policy. Today, with House Speaker...
06/01/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for the W. Alton Jones Campus URI Whispering Pines (located in West Greenwich) has been lifted. The system was required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory because it lost pressure. Before consuming water from this system...
05/31/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for the Wilbur and McMahon School (Little Compton) has been lifted. The system was required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory because it lost pressure. Before consuming water from this system again, people should clean and...
05/31/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo applauds the Rhode Island General Assembly for passing bills that strengthen Rhode Island's gun laws. Both chambers passed legislation that is now on its way to the Governor's desk establishing a Red Flag law and a bill banning the purchase, use and...
05/31/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has awarded $42,000 in grants to 10 local groups to work on projects related to climate change education and community resilience, all aimed at helping communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from the adverse health effects of climate change.
05/31/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of seven Attorneys General and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental...
05/31/2018
R.I.-based Deepwater Wind will invest $250 million locally on project, including $40 million on private investment at ProvPort and Quonset Construction activities for Revolution Wind project to start in 2020 Project will provide enough energy to power 200,000+ Rhode Island homes Raimondo...
05/31/2018
The state-backed loan fund has now supported 55 loans to small businesses throughout R.I. PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor joined with small business loan recipients, lending partners and community members at Sin bakery today to...