State Government Press Releases

Page 7 of 934
09/28/2018
PROVIDENCE The 75 mosquito samples from 33 traps set on September 17 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today. To date, in Rhode Island, 10 mosquito samples from...
09/27/2018
Temporary closure of East Providence on-ramp needed for bridge construction The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will temporarily close the on-ramp from Warren Avenue westbound to I-195 West this coming weekend as part of ongoing...
09/27/2018
Rhode Island will be voting against more compensation packages for corporate executives if the pay is not aligned with company performance, state treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today. "At a time when income inequality has grown to alarming levels in our country, investors like the pension...
09/27/2018
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency Press Release Contact: Kristina Murray (401) 536-5248 Cell (401) 462-7063 Office www.riema.ri.gov STATE OF RHODE ISLAND TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS TEST For Use: Immediately Date: September 27, 2018 Re: WEA and EAS...
09/27/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will begin stocking trout in ponds across Rhode Island next week in advance of Columbus Day weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. The following waters will be stocked with rainbow and brook trout before...
09/27/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 1:00 PM, Troopers arrested Laurence E. Ruest, age 63, of 72 Gough Avenue, West Warwick, RI, for: Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation on the original charge of Larceny Under $
09/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that adverse weather has forced another postponement of construction activities slated to take place this week in East Providence. Tonight's overnight closure of I-195 West has been postponed to tomorrow night, Thursday, September...
09/26/2018
The State's investment strategy earned 0.96 percent during the month of August, outperforming its benchmark return of 0.88 percent and continuing to deliver strong returns for the pension fund. "Our members deserve a stable and healthy retirement system," said Treasurer Magaziner. "The Back...
09/25/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that adverse weather has forced a postponement of construction activities slated to take place this week in East Providence. Tonight's overnight closure of I-195 West has been postponed to tomorrow night, Wednesday, September 26....
09/25/2018
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today harshly criticized the proposed rollbacks of rules implementing the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Attorney General Kilmartin, as part of a coalition of 10 attorneys general, submitted a comment letter describing critical flaws with the ESA...