State Government Press Releases

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04/20/2020
PROVIDENCE As the weather is getting warmer, state public health and environmental officials are urging residents to continue practicing social distancing when outdoors and to take additional precautions to avoid direct contact with ticks that can transmit Lyme disease. Rhode Island has the...
04/20/2020
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) recently granted Rhode Island the authority to issue Pandemic-EBT benefits (P-EBT) to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and non-SNAP households with one or more children who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price meals at...
04/20/2020
*No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp....
04/19/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) posted updated coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) data online today. Rhode Island has 230 new cases of COVID-19. This brings Rhode Island's count to 4,706. RIDOH also announced 13 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities. Of these 13 people, two...
04/18/2020
Date: April 18, 2020 Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), made several announcements today about the state's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Garden centers: Starting tomorrow, big box...
04/17/2020
Date: April 17, 2020 Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), made several announcements today about the state's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Workers Compensation: Beacon Mutual Insurance...
04/17/2020
Date: April 16, 2020 Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), made several announcements today about the state's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Modeling: The Governor unveiled the state'...
04/17/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has once again been elected by members of the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) to serve on the EI-ISAC Executive Committee. The announcement was made Thursday afternoon during the group's quarterly call.
04/17/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding residents to safely enjoy the outdoors by taking the necessary precautions of gathering only in small groups of five or less and practicing social distancing. DEM environmental police officers are coordinating with local...
04/17/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) this week started a resurfacing project for 0.5 miles of Taunton Avenue (Route 44) from just east of the Pawtucket Avenue intersection to the Massachusetts state line in East Providence. The $4.8 million project includes stormwater improvements to...