State Government Press Releases

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01/20/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is soliciting comments on studies detailing total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) developed for bacteria impairments of the Nonquit Pond tributaries in Tiverton and Little Compton Borden Brook, Quaker Creek, and Tributary to Nonquit...
01/20/2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the COVID-19 community levels for Rhode Island's counties. All five counties are now at the "medium" level. (Providence County had the "high" designation previously.) Each week the CDC identifies the COVID-19 community level in...
01/19/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Andrea Palagi, Communications Director to Governor Dan McKee, today issued the following statement: "Today, Governor Dan McKee transmitted his FY24 budget proposal to the General Assembly. At his direction, the budget includes proposals to provide insurance coverage for abortion-
01/19/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today submitted his FY24 "RI Ready" budget to the General Assembly, putting forth key investments to ensure Rhode Island is ready to build on the state's momentum. The Governor's budget proposal focuses on maintaining a trend of fiscal responsibility with no...
01/19/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today named Marc Crisafulli as Chair of the I-195 Commission. "Marc Crisafulli understands economic development and has been a leader in Rhode Island's business community for decades," said Governor McKee. "I'm pleased to appoint him Chair of the I-195...
01/19/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The Light Foundation is teaming up with the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) for their third annual mentored youth wild turkey hunt this spring. The two-day event, set for April 21-22, is free and open to youths 12 to 15, whether they are first-time or proficient...
01/18/2023
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on intent to issue a Categorical Exclusion. The Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health has reviewed for approval the request by The Greene School for a Categorical Exclusion determination for proposed improvements to...
01/18/2023
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on intent to issue a Categorical Exclusion. The Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health has reviewed for approval the request by the Stone Bridge Fire District for a Categorical Exclusion determination for proposed...
01/18/2023
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on intent to issue a Categorical Exclusion. The Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health has reviewed for approval the request by Providence Water for a Categorical Exclusion determination for proposed improvements to...
01/18/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that he is deploying a new leadership team for the state's Department of Housing. The Governor has asked Stefan Pryor to serve as Rhode Island's Secretary of Housing and will be nominating him to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Rhode Island...