State Government Press Releases

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05/09/2019
Agency launches "Beach More, Wait Less" campaign to encourage convenient, pre-season sales and ease traffic tie-ups at entrances later. PROVIDENCE As part of Governor Gina M. Raimondo's initiative to support and celebrate state parks and beaches, Rhode Islanders for the first time can buy...
05/09/2019
Agency's action is not connected to or sequenced with the Energy Facility Siting Board's pending decision on siting and building the facility proposed by Invenergy PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has found that the Clear River...
05/08/2019
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2019 Revenue Assessment Report for April 2019. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...
05/08/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that a project to remove about 20 dead, dying, or otherwise hazardous trees surrounding Mansion Field in Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick will get underway within the next two to three weeks....
05/07/2019
Students will compete for $12,000 in scholarships on May 18th at the New England Institute of Technology. PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee today announced the finalists of Rhode Island's 2019 Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge, a business pitch competition that allows high school...
05/07/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 1:10 PM, Troopers arrested Yaribel Picot, age 24, of 103 Alverson Avenue, 3rd Floor, Providence, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of...
05/06/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is conducting a habitat restoration project this month at the Beach Pond boating access site in Exeter. The project is part of DEM's continuing efforts to restore and protect water quality and native habitat at Beach Pond. Work begins...
05/06/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the ramp from Route 2 North to Route 117 East in Warwick for drainage repairs at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, May 8. Depending on the extent of repairs that are needed, the ramp may remain closed into the daytime hours on Thursday, May...
05/07/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI To kick off National Small Business Week, today Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced the launch of the RI Business Data Hub, an interactive resource available to the public on the Department of State's website at http://sos.ri.gov/. The RI Business Data Hub allows...
05/06/2019
Bill requires emergency planning, brings RI in line with neighboring states NEWPORT, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. McKee today called for the passage of legislation that would give the state the tools necessary to demand greater accountability from National...