State Government Press Releases

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09/29/2022
Arts and culture organizations, individual artists and artists in healthcare benefited from $754,767 in grants approved by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) during the summer. The 122 grants will support arts and cultural activities throughout the state. "Congratulations to...
09/28/2022
On Thursday night, October 6, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the traffic pattern on Route 138 East in Newport, shifting traffic onto the new Route 138 extension road to Admiral Kalbfus Road. The new Route 138 extension will follow the path of a redesigned...
09/28/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI –The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is conducting fall trout stocking in advance of the Columbus Day holiday weekend in selected areas in Rhode Island. As Rhode Island still is experiencing a severe drought that is particularly affecting the levels of...
09/28/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The statewide "Landlord Challenge" has helped more than 100 Rhode Island households experiencing homelessness or other forms of housing insecurity secure safe, permanent housing since its launch last summer, and Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Housing and Amos...
09/27/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee joined Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Terry Gray, and leaders of Rhode Island's major environmental advocacy, food security, and cultural organizations at Farm Fresh RI at an event today aimed at building...
09/27/2022
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Skills for Rhode Island's Future, Providence, Rhode Island, to establish the Rhode Island Small...
09/27/2022
Starting Thursday night, September 29, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift the remaining two travel lanes of I-95 north at the northbound viaduct onto the new I-95 Northbound Providence Viaduct Bridge. Traffic from the Atwells Avenue on-ramp will be moved over in fall...
09/27/2022
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today the exhibit, Arts Champion Iona Dobbins - A Collection of Rhode Island Art, to feature an arrangement of drawings, paintings, etchings, monotype, a quilt, along with ceramic, metal, blown and fused glass sculptural pieces from the...
09/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on today's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruling on the electricity rates, utilization of funds to credit and reduce constituents' utility bills and suspension of the customer charge. "Since Rhode Island Energy's...
09/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management today announced that the most recent round of mosquito testing by Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories has confirmed one West Nile Virus (WNV) isolation from mosquitoes collected on September 7...