State Government Press Releases

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03/26/2018
PROVIDENCE As part of continued efforts to support growth of the local food economy and in honor of Rhode Island's fishing heritage, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today declared March 26 to April 1, 2018 Quahog Week in Rhode Island. Governor Raimondo joined federal, state and food-industry leaders...
03/26/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of 37 state and territory Attorneys General in sending a letter demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company's business practices and privacy protections. "The revelation that tens of millions of...
03/23/2018
"As Secretary of State improving access to the ballot-box and protecting the integrity of every vote are top priorities. Earlier today, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, that includes $380 million of Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funds, was signed into law by the President. This...
03/23/2018
Joining a coalition of seven attorneys general, the California Air Resources Board, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today submitted a 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) failure to...
03/23/2018
PROVIDENCE Governor Raimondo along with Senator Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and other partners will kick off the 3rd Annual Rhode Island Quahog Week with a special launch event at Save The Bay in Providence on Monday....
03/23/2018
CRANSTON, RI The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) will undergo an essential IT system upgrade this Friday, March 23, that will affect customer accessibility to most agency services from 5 PM until midnight. We apologize for the inconvenience. During this time, Unemployment...
03/23/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) reminds motorists that it will close Blackstone Street between Allens Avenue and Eddy Street in Providence on Monday, March 26. The road will remain closed until late fall. The west side of Blackstone Street (closest to Eddy Street) will remain...
03/22/2018
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today joined a chorus of parents, students, educators, community leaders and lawmakers making the case for a statewide investment in public school buildings to members of the Rhode Island House of Representatives' Finance Committee. "As a former teacher, I know...
03/27/2018
Raimondo touts February Jobs Report, stresses need to continue state's focus on economic development, job training and education PROVIDENCE, RI - A week after Business Insider heralded Rhode Island as the nation's 9th best economy, new data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor...
03/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to repair 12 miles of the East Bay Bike Path from Bristol to East Providence, removing cracks and resurfacing one of the state's most popular bikeways. Approximately 900,000 people use this path annually. Starting this week, path...