State Government Press Releases

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09/11/2020
CRANSTON, RI: Ballots cast in the September 8, 2020 Primary have been tabulated. Provisional ballot results are now included with polling place results and are available at the Board of Elections website www.elections.ri.gov . Results are considered unofficial until certified by the Board. ...
09/11/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will begin accepting applications for federal CARES Act fisheries assistance funding on Monday, September 14. The application period will be limited to 15 days, with a firm deadline of Monday, September 28. A total of $3,167,923...
09/11/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 133 mosquito samples from 43 traps set on Monday, August 24 and August 26, and 76 pools collected from 30 traps set on August 31 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine...
09/11/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI Today Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea and Board of Elections member Jennie Johnson made several announcements regarding the November 3 general election in Rhode Island. First, Secretary Gorbea announced that her office will send all active registered voters a mail ballot...
09/11/2020
Rhode Island Commerce, in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Health, is excited to launch a new "Screen and Get Away" contest to promote symptom tracking and monitoring during the COVID-19 crisis. With just a few short steps, you can not only help slow the spread of COVID-19 in...
09/11/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will reopen the Silver Creek Bridge on Hope Street (Route 114) in Bristol to two-way traffic by Monday, September 28. RIDOT closed the northbound travel lane and established detours in February so it could replace this structurally deficient...
09/11/2020
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp....
09/10/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Spectacle Pond in Cranston and Elm Lake in Roger Williams Park, Providence, due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce...
09/10/2020
September 10, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Board of Elections has completed tabulation of Primary mail ballots. CRANSTON, RI: Tabulation of mail ballots cast in the September 8, 2020 Primary is complete. Results are available at the Board of Election website www.elections.ri.gov . ...
09/10/2020
The Complainant alleged the Board violated the OMA when it held a March 3, 2020 meeting at a facility that did not comply with the OMA's accessibility requirements for persons with disabilities. The Board did not dispute that its Plainfield Pike property had accessibility barriers and did not...