State Government Press Releases

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04/29/2021
Critical funds to help badly hurt creative sector recover from COVID-19 The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced today that the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) will receive $754,100 in the first round of federal funding through the American Rescue Plan (ARP). These...
04/29/2021
As previously reported in a news post on April 15, 2021, the federal government recently changed the extra, emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) payments that several SNAP recipients had been receiving since March of 2020. The extra payments have now changed unless you...
04/28/2021
CRANSTON, RI Similar to a grant given during the summer of 2020, the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) will give a one-time, $400 supplemental electricity grant to our Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) customers who were given heating grants this past heating season (...
04/28/2021
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 26-30, 2021 With the start of a new construction season, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists to reduce their speeds and drive safely in work zones to keep the thousands of men and women safe...
04/28/2021
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the Town of Westerly will begin aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands by helicopter on Tuesday, May 4, weather permitting. Spraying will take place...
05/07/2021
Today General Treasurer and School Construction Task Force Co-Chair Seth Magaziner joined East Providence Mayor Roberto L. Da Silva, Superintendent Kathryn Crowley, Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council President Michael Sabitoni and community members to release Moving Forward: A...
04/27/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI –Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is providing the following schedule for upcoming special elections to fill vacancies on the Providence City Council (Ward 15) and West Warwick Town Council (Ward 5). Potential candidates are encouraged to note that the declaration of candidacy...
04/27/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov At 2:06 PM, Troopers arrested Maria Rodriguez, age 40, of 334 Hawkins Street, Apt. 3, Providence, RI for: 1) Providence Superior Court Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre-...
04/26/2021
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today (DOR) released its FY 2021 Revenue Assessment Report for March 2021. 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...
04/26/2021
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing that Rhode Island will resume the administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine this week. This decision was made following the recommendation last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease...