State Government Press Releases

Page 22 of 920
05/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today on the Rhode Island State Police take down of a violent motorcycle gang in northern Rhode Island: "Rhode Island is safer today because of the incredible work of the Rhode Island State Police and their federal...
05/23/2018
The Rhode Island State Senate today passed important amendments to the Rhode Island's sexual offender registration and community notification laws. Filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, the Act would implement several registration and notification procedures of the federal...
05/23/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Stop and Shop is recalling their Stop and Shop brand frozen broccoli florets. This product is being recalled because the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, Food & Standards pulled a store sample that tested...
05/23/2018
Dome Will Flicker for 30 Seconds Every Wednesday PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that she has directed the Department of Administration to participate in Rhode Island's Good Night Lights. Starting this evening, the State House dome will flash for 30 seconds every...
05/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Building on her commitment to a clean, affordable and reliable energy future, Governor Gina Raimondo announced today that Rhode Island has selected Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island-based clean energy developer, to construct a new, 400-megawatt offshore wind farm. The Revolution...
05/23/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bipartisan coalition of 39 state and territory attorneys general to call on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic and stem diversion. "Diversion of...
05/23/2018
Rhode Island's pension fund continued to deliver strong performance in April, earning $55.4 million. The fund's 0.67 percent return outperformed its own benchmark of 0.35 percent, as well as a traditional 60% stock/40% bonds strategy which would have returned 0.28 percent. As of April 30, 2018,
05/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Thursday, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will honor Rhode Island's fallen service members during a wreath laying ceremony in the Garden of Heroes. In 2005, the Garden of Heroes was dedicated to Rhode Island men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country...
05/23/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that the Rhode Island Public Safety Grant Administration Office will hold a workshop next Tuesday (May 29, 2018) to discuss application requirements for 2018 grants...
05/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next phase of a multi-bridge project in East Providence with the reopening of the Potter Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 29. The bridge was closed in mid-March for concrete repairs, bridge joint work and resurfacing. The...