State Government Press Releases

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08/06/2018
Governor Signs Executive Order Extending Diversity in Construction Working Group PROVIDENCE, RI- Today at New England Highway Technologies, a minority-owned business in Cranston, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order extending the Working Group on Diversity in Construction for...
08/06/2018
This is the time of year when "Swimmer's Itch" may happen. Wading or swimming in a marshy area with high snail densities increases the likelihood of exposure. "Swimmer's Itch" is a reaction to a small organism that uses snails as a host during one phase of its life cycle. To avoid a reaction towel...
08/06/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and into the evening on Monday, August 6th. The poor air quality will be due to elevated ground level ozone concentrations. In addition,
08/06/2018
These lifeguards responded quickly, acted heroically, and helped prevent a tragedy," Governor Raimondo said. "I urge Rhode Islanders to take precautions and be careful while enjoying our beautiful state beaches and parks." Providence Three lifeguards rescued two men who swam outside the...
08/04/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Goosewing Beach in Little Compton for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe...
08/03/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced he has joined a multistate lawsuit to block the Trump Administration action giving criminals and terrorists access to downloadable, untraceable, and undetectable 3D-printed weapons and to permanently prohibit the release of firearm designs by...
08/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the 2018 Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry report today, which showed that clean energy employment in the Ocean State has grown by a remarkable 72 percent since 2014 and resulted in 6,650 new jobs across the state. The clean energy sector now...
08/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the 2018 Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry report today, which showed that clean energy employment in the Ocean State has grown by a remarkable 72 percent since 2014 and resulted in 6,650 new jobs across the state. The clean energy sector now...
08/03/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that all 144 mosquito samples from 41 traps set July 23 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Also, all 163 samples from 38 traps set July 16 and...
08/03/2018
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 proven guilty in a court of law. Carlos Monge (age 40) 132 Dante St. Providence, R.I. P1-2018-2223AG <...