State Government Press Releases

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07/27/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for February 2018. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent...
07/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point beach in Warwick and DiFonso Recreation Area (Spring Grove Beach) in Glocester for swimming because of high bacteria levels. Beaches closed for swimming: - Conimicut Point Beach - DiFonso Recreation Area -...
07/26/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for February 2018. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent...
07/25/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Roosevelt Lake (part of the Roger Williams Park Ponds) and Mashapaug Pond in Providence due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can...
07/25/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing the beach at Larkin Pond Campground for swimming. Two other campgrounds on the lake, Kingston's Camp and Camp Hoffman, remain closed because of high bacteria counts. Beaches at Goddard Park and Kent County YMCA (Upper and Lower Ponds)
07/25/2018
State will join federal quarantine covering much of the eastern US enacted to prevent the spread of this destructive, invasive pest which attacks only ash trees to uninfested states Providence The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that Emerald Ash...
07/25/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that Rhode Island will receive $4 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to support job training for Rhode Islanders in recovery. With this grant, Governor Raimondo is keeping the promise she made in her State of the State address...
07/25/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin - part of a bipartisan coalition of nine attorneys general - filed comments urging the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) to ban flavored tobacco products, which have been repeatedly shown to lead middle and high school students to begin tobacco use at a young...
07/25/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for March 2018. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent...
07/25/2018
As part of his effort to update Rhode Island's State Plan on Alzheimer's, Lt. Governor Dan McKee is launching a series of Town Hall meetings across the state to collect input from Rhode Islanders whose lives have been impacted by the disease. In February, Lt. Governor McKee and the Rhode...