State Government Press Releases

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06/25/2020
PROVIDENCE Following Governor Gina M. Raimondo's announcement yesterday at the COVID-19 press conference, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will ease parking restrictions by increasing parking by 25% at Rhode Island state beaches starting Saturday, June 27, to try to keep lines of...
06/25/2020
"Today's ruling takes key steps to protect the health of candidates and voters during a pandemic. The decision also allows candidates for public office in Rhode Island to gather and submit nomination signatures in a manner that adheres to cybersecurity best practices. I thank the election...
06/25/2020
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law. Anthony Petricone (age 44) Providence, RI P1-2020-1750A On June 15, 2020,
06/25/2020
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law. Shaijohn Delgado (age 21) Central Falls, RI P1-2020-1695AG On June 8,...
06/25/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Easton's Beach (also known as First Beach) in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout...
06/24/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Almy Pond in Newport due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans...
06/24/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Gooseberry Beach and Hazard's Beach in Newport 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. The status of a...
06/24/2020
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2020 Revenue Assessment Report for May 2020. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...
06/24/2020
The Rhode Island pension fund returned 1.69% in May, earning more than $140 million from investments, as Treasurer Magaziner's Back to Basics investment strategy continues to provide growth and stability for members of the Retirement System. Over the 12-month period ending May 31, 2020, the...
06/23/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Easton's Beach (also known as First Beach) in Newport 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. The status...