State Government Press Releases

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10/06/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced test results for their final set of mosquito samples this season. Seventy-eight mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, September 25 have tested...
10/06/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for July 2017. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to...
10/06/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for June 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
10/06/2017
The Council for Economic Education has honored Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner with the 2017 William A. Forbes Public Awareness Award, recognizing his work to advance financial literacy for student and families. "My mission is to promote economic growth and financial stability for all...
10/06/2017
Daytime Closure to Commence on Wednesday, October 11 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Snell Road, from East Main Road to Long Highway, in Little Compton weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., effective Wednesday, October 11. The closure is...
10/05/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by members of the General Assembly and community advocates, today signed the package of legislation collectively known as the Justice Reinvestment Initiative. The bills aim to improve Rhode Island's criminal justice system while reducing costs...
10/05/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of 14 state Attorneys General, recently filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to meet the Clean Air Act's statutory deadline for designating areas of the country impacted by unhealthy...
10/05/2017
Nighttime road closures necessary for milling and paving operations The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the second and final phase of paving for the Route 44 (Smith Street) resurfacing project in Providence. This work is scheduled to begin next...
12/08/2017
More than 40,000 passengers sailed the bay on the ferry this summer The seasonal ferry service offered by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) completed a successful second season this past weekend, carrying 43,068 passengers this summer. Ridership is up nearly...
10/05/2017
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. Wilson Vitali (age 22) 756 Quaker Lane, Apt. 202 East Greenwich, R.I. K1-...