State Government Press Releases

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08/29/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- This morning, Governor Gina M. Raimondo took executive and procedural action to ban all firearms from public PK-12 school buildings and grounds, except those carried by law enforcement officers. This decision came in response to uncertainty among education leaders and community...
08/29/2018
Investigation and Review Determined Actions by Officer were Justified In accordance with the Attorney General's Protocol Regarding Use of Deadly Force Incidents and Custodial Deaths, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today released the results of the investigation into the April 4,...
08/29/2018
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island a "Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting", its highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, for its 2017 Comprehensive Annual...
08/29/2018
Education Commissioner issues binding Field Memo Alert to school districts asserting students' right to schools that are "free from the threat of physical harm" PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has taken executive and procedural action to ban all firearms, except those carried by law...
08/28/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will again reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and into the evening on Wednesday, August 29th. The poor air quality will be due to elevated ground level ozone concentrations. ...
08/28/2018
Public-private partnership with Twin River makes project possible Long-awaited traffic improvements at the intersection of William S. Canning Boulevard and Stafford Road in Tiverton were unveiled today as Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti...
08/27/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced that all waters of Upper Narragansett Bay bounded by the DEM range marker on Conimicut Point to the center of the tower at Nayatt Point to the northern tip of Prudence Island to the southern tip of Warwick Point...
08/27/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming due to potential contamination from a sewer line break in nearby Buckeye Brook. Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield and Slack's Reservoir in Greenville and Johnston are under advisory due to...
08/27/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will close travel lanes on I-195 West and temporarily close the Taunton Avenue on-ramp as it continues to modify the work zone for the Washington Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Starting at 8 p.m. tonight, Monday,...
08/27/2018
PROVIDENCE A forest ranger with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently returned from a wildfire assignment outside Grand Junction, Colorado, where he headed up a 20-person Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew that was deployed to fight two fires in the Gunnison Gorge...