State Government Press Releases

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04/30/2021
"I will not allow hospital ownership change without strong conditions that will ensure the continuity of healthcare services and operations of these hospitals." Today, this Office having concluded an exhaustive, year-long review of the proposed transaction in accordance with the...
04/30/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will mill and pave two section of I-95 in Richmond and Pawtucket next week to improve the riding surface following bridge construction projects. On Sunday, May 2 RIDOT will mill I-95 South followed by I-95 North on Monday, May 3 at the Baker...
04/30/2021
EAST GREENWICH, RI Governor Dan McKee was joined by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Major General Christopher Callahan and Director of Veterans Services Kasim Yarn to announce $50,000 in donations to the Rhode Island Military Family Relief Fund. The donations were the result of a fundraising campaign...
04/30/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will take the Union Village Railroad Bridge in North Smithfield down to one lane with alternating direction controlled by a temporary traffic signal on each side of the bridge starting on Friday night, May 14. The traffic change allows RIDOT to...
04/30/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will take the Union Village Railroad Bridge in North Smithfield down to one lane with alternating direction controlled by a temporary traffic signal on each side of the bridge starting on Friday night, May 14. The traffic change allows RIDOT to...
04/30/2021
PROVIDENCE Governor Dan McKee and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Tree Council, National Grid, and the City of East Providence held a special Arbor Day celebration today at Hull Street Park in East Providence. Fifteen evergreen and shade...
04/30/2021
Starting Saturday, May 15, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the Park Avenue Railroad Bridge in Cranston to all traffic for approximately four months for demolition and reconstruction. The bridge carries Park Avenue (Route 12) over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor,...
04/30/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Saturday, May 1, and Sunday, May 2, are Free Fishing Days in Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders and visitors alike can fish in the state's freshwaters on both days for all species of freshwater fish, without a fishing license...
04/29/2021
PROVIDENCE Tomorrow, in observance of Arbor Day, Governor Dan McKee will be joined by Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit, the RI Tree Council, the City of East Providence, National Grid and other partners at a special celebration in East Providence to mark the 134th...
05/07/2021
Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement regarding yesterday's passage of House Bill No. 5491, which was introduced at the request of the Treasurer, out of the House Committee on Education: "As a former public school teacher, I know that financial education can set young people...