State Government Press Releases

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07/19/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Hoffman and Kinston Camp on Larkin Pond in Kingston for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH recommends reopening Camp Grosvenor Beach in North Kingstown for swimming, based on results from water samples that show...
07/19/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that test results from one mosquito pool, or sample, from a trap set in Warwick has been confirmed positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The positive EEE result was from a species that bites both birds...
07/19/2018
WARWICK, RI - During a bill signing ceremony today for three women's health care bills, Governor Gina M. Raimondo again called on the General Assembly to pass the Reproductive Health Care Act to enshrine the protections of Roe v. Wade in Rhode Island law. Governor Raimondo signed the bills in the...
07/19/2018
As part of July being Military Consumer Protection Month, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joins the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in announcing "Operation Donate With Honor," a new education campaign to help donors spot fraudulent charities that claim to help veterans and active duty service...
07/19/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for Wilbur and McMahon School in Little Compton has been lifted. The system was required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory because it was performing pump repairs. Before consuming water from this system again, people should...
07/19/2018
State adds 2,500 jobs in June, breaks jobs record again Unemployment rate is lowest since 2001 Tourism/Accommodations/Food Services and Financial Service employment reach record highs PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo offered the following statement today on the monthly release...
07/19/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming because of high bacteria counts. Camp Grosvenor beach in North Kingstown, Camp Hoffman in Kingston and Kent County YMCA Lower Pond in Warwick remains closed for swimming. RIDOH will...
07/19/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources announced today a new set of initiatives to encourage solar development on brownfields, rooftops and carports. "Making renewable energy more affordable and accessible has been a top priority of this administration, and today's...
07/18/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today released key data from the State's tractor trailer truck only tolling program for the period from June 11, 2018, when tolling started, to July 10, 2018. The data included the number of transactions, number of diversions, and receivables...
07/17/2018
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today joined retired members of the St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island pension plan to propose new transparency requirements for pension plans managed by religious organizations that collectively cover thousands of Rhode Island workers. "What the...