State Government Press Releases

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09/14/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Special Report on Preliminary Revenues. This report provides a detailed look at FY 2018 preliminary revenues as provided in the Controller's Preliminary General Fund Revenue Report for FY 2018 and compares these...
09/13/2018
Public asked to stay off the rocks and use caution along the coastline PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) advises the public to use caution along shoreline areas this weekend due to anticipated rip currents and high surf generated by Hurricane Florence. Rhode Island...
09/13/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of temporary overnight highway closures for a portion of I-195 in East Providence between the Washington Bridge and the Broadway on-ramp. The closures are needed to allow for the safe installation of new steel girders...
09/13/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin won a victory in federal court against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos after challenging the U.S. Department of Education's plan to abandon federal protections for students cheated by predatory, for-profit schools. The opinion called Secretary DeVos' actions...
09/13/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of roadwork scheduled for this weekend which is associated with the final phase of its project to rehabilitate the structurally deficient Blackstone Street Bridge. The bridge carries I-95 near the Rhode Island hospitals...
09/13/2018
Registration for popular Energy-Saving Trees Program, which helps Rhode Islanders save energy and money, opens September 17th PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up with the Arbor Day Foundation to give away 1,200 trees as part of the State's...
09/13/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today released key data from the State's tractor trailer truck only tolling program for the second month of tolling; the period from July 11, 2018 to August 10, 2018. The data included the number of transactions and tolls assessed from gantry...
09/13/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) salutes the three individuals and two organizations from Rhode Island who were recognized yesterday at the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New England 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. They were among 28...
09/12/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will install two lane shifts at the Route 6/10 Interchange this weekend as the long-awaited reconstruction project gets underway. The shifts will affect traffic on Route 10 North and Route 6 West in Providence. RIDOT will...
09/12/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Acting Captain Chris Schram, District "B" Commander, (401) 444-1000 At 9:50AM, Troopers arrested Matthew Keegan, age 33, of 6 Amy Lane, Cromwell, CT on an Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Larceny originating from the Lincoln Police Department. The arrest was the result of Troopers...