State Government Press Releases

Page 3 of 1179
07/29/2021
More robust search tools for open government findings offer an improved experience for Rhode Islanders PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter Neronha will host the 23rd Annual Open Government Summit, in partnership with the Roger Williams University School of Law Alumni Association,...
07/29/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, and Director of the Department of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH today released an updated PreK-12 Health and Safety Guidance for the 2021-2022 School Year, which aligns with the Centers for Disease Control...
07/28/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee was joined by Representatives John G. Edwards and Edith H. Ajello; Senators Melissa A. Murray and Meghan E. Kallman; and advocates for the LGBTQ+ community today for the ceremonial signing of legislation that will continue to make Rhode Island a more equitable...
07/28/2021
Today General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced that Rhode Island Pension Fund continued its strong performance under his "Back-to-Basics" investment strategy, closing the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2021 with an all-time high investment gain of more than $2.2 billion for a total value of more...
07/28/2021
On Friday night, July 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will remove the lane split on Route 146 South at the Farnum Pike Bridge (Exit 11), which carries Route 146 over Route 104 in North Smithfield. Traffic will be shifted onto a newly built southbound bridge. During this...
07/28/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that McCormick & Company is recalling McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning, and Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella is...
07/27/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Kingston's Camp and Camp Hoffman in Kingston for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer.
07/27/2021
The Complainant alleged that the DLT violated the APRA by denying her request for the names and addresses of people receiving unemployment benefits, as well as names and addresses of those who recently ceased receiving unemployment benefits. The DLT provided this Office with evidence that...
07/27/2021
The Complainant filed three complaints, each alleging that public bodies violated the APRA by denying her APRA requests. The Complaint against the Narragansett Bay Commission alleged that the NBC improperly denied the Complainant's request for the names and addresses of individuals delinquent...
07/27/2021
The Complainant alleged that the Woonsocket Board of Canvassers violated the OMA by failing to post minutes for its September 23, 2020 meeting to the Secretary of State's website within thirty-five days of the meeting. In response, the Board conceded that it had failed to post meeting minutes to...