State Government Press Releases

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08/02/2018
On August 22, 2018, the National SBIR Road Tour comes to Warwick, Rhode Island. The tour allows Rhode Island's small business community the opportunity to learn firsthand about America's largest seed fund. The Small Business Administration leads the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)...
08/01/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goosewing Beach in Little Compton for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may...
08/01/2018
State Will Make $10 Million Available for School Safety Upgrades PROVIDENCE, RI- At Asa Messer Elementary School today, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that the state is making immediately available $10 million in funding for schools to complete safety and security upgrades to buildings....
07/31/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Slack Reservoir in Greenville (spans Smithfield and Johnston town line) due to a blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green...
07/31/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, Larkin Pond Beach Club in Kingston, Kingston Camp beach in Kingston, and DiFonso Recreational Area beach in Glocester for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels...
07/31/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recognizes all 25 public housing authorities (PHAs) in the state for achieving 100 percent state compliance with a new federal rule that will protect nearly 15,000 multi-unit housing residents from toxic secondhand smoke indoors. One-hundred...
07/30/2018
Because the subject-matter of this Complaint is the same subject-matter of a lawsuit pending in the Rhode Island Superior Court by the Complainant, this Office dismissed the Complaint filed with this Office since it is duplicative with the lawsuit that has already been filed.
07/30/2018
For most people there is no time limit for how long residents can receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, yet federal rules do limit this food assistance to 3 months in a 36-month period for people age 18 through 49 who are able to work and have no dependents. They are...
07/30/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will be hosting voter information events aimed at increasing awareness and voter participation. These events will provide an opportunity for eligible Rhode Island voters to update their voter registration information, obtain a free voter ID card,
07/30/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan group of 28 states in fighting to protect a historic cross honoring World War I veterans as part of a case with much broader implications for the First Amendment. The case at hand involves a nearly century-old memorial cross in...