State Government Press Releases

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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...
05/06/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced that it is expanding support and funding to three new communities to establish Health Equity Zones. East Providence, Cranston, and Providence's West End neighborhood were chosen through a competitive process that drew nearly 20...
05/03/2019
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...
05/03/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Vincent Mitchell (age 58), of Coventry, pleaded nolo contendere Thursday to one count of embezzlement over $100. Superior Court Magistrate Patrick T. Burke sentenced Mitchell to 20 years with 8 to serve at the ACI and the balance suspended with...
05/02/2019
Dressed as zombies representing smokers risen from the dead, dozens of Rhode Island teenagers held a Kick Butts Day Zombie Walk at the Rhode Island State House today to warn the living about the dangers of tobacco and e-cigarette use. The event culminated with a rally where the teens called on...
05/02/2019
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2019 Cash Collections Report for March 2019. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued monthly, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to prior...
05/01/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that David Roscoe (age 62), formerly of Westerly, pleaded nolo contendere today to one count of second-degree murder. Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini sentenced Roscoe to 40 years with 20 to serve at the ACI and the remainder suspended with...
05/01/2019
NE Agricultural Exchange offers a robust information-sharing tool for farmers PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Young Farmers Network, Farm Fresh RI and the RI Farm Bureau invites beginning and seasoned farmers to a launch event...
05/01/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in recognition of Yom HaShoah: "On Yom HaShoah, we remember one of the darkest periods of our past, a time when six million Jews and millions of others had their lives cut short by genocide. The atrocities they...
05/01/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a public workshop and public hearing next week to discuss proposed changes to regulations governing freshwater fishing, hunting, and falconry. WHAT: Public workshop on draft regulations for...