State Government Press Releases

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05/06/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close some of the ramps from I-95 to and from the Airport Connector in Warwick starting on Monday night, May 9 for painting the barrier that separates eastbound and westbound traffic. The closures will be repeated nightly...
05/06/2022
PROVIDENCE In light of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcement of the first human case of avian influenza A(H5) in the United States last week, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reconfirming that its ongoing surveillance efforts have...
05/05/2022
PROVIDENCE Governor Dan McKee and The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced it has awarded $75,000 in grants to seven communities and private businesses that own and/or operate pump-out facilities that help boaters with properly disposing of sewage. The grants,
05/04/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The McKee Administration has recognized 26 state and quasi-government agencies, municipalities, and public schools for their renewable energy and energy efficiency achievements at its Fifth Annual Lead by Example Clean Energy Awards ceremony. In 2021, Governor Dan McKee...
05/04/2022
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it is actively recruiting to hire the remainder of its summertime workforce. Every year, DEM recruits lifeguards, park rangers, facilities attendants, and other key staff to fill seasonal employment...
05/04/2022
Starting tomorrow night, Thursday, May 5, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the traffic pattern on the Atwells Avenue Bridge over I-95 in Providence, closing one of the two eastbound travel lanes and shifting it to the right side of the bridge. The current...
05/04/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today issued the following statement regarding last night's Senate vote confirming Maria E. Cimini as Director of the Office of Healthy Aging (OHA). "Maria Cimini has the compassion to advocate for older Rhode Islanders and adults with disabilities, the skill...
05/03/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 1B-C to Taunton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway on I-195 East in East Providence on Thursday night, May 5 for bridge joint repairs. The closure will be in effect from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. RIDOT will set up...
05/02/2022
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's (DEM) Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public hearing May 10 to discuss the proposed 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits. What: Public hearing on 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 hunting and...
05/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, RIHousing, Amos House, and the RI Association of Realtors announced a new landlord challenge Monday to provide permanent housing for over 150 households who have been experiencing homelessness and staying in hotel shelters since the onset of the pandemic. "A...