State Government Press Releases

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01/17/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI In his State of the State Address tonight, Governor Dan McKee rolled out a nearly $100 million tax relief plan to support Rhode Island families and businesses as part of his FY24 budget proposal. "Rhode Island families and businesses are ready for more tax relief and our...
01/17/2023
January 17, 2023 As Prepared for Delivery Mister Speaker, Mister President, distinguished members of the Assembly, members of our Congressional Delegation, General Officers, Chief Justice and members of the Judiciary, municipal leaders, members of my cabinet and Rhode Islanders watching at...
01/17/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Noting that it is archery and small game season on the hunting calendar, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is urging all recreational users of state management areas and undeveloped state parks to wear 200 square inches of solid, daylight fluorescent orange clothing...
01/13/2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the COVID-19 community levels for Rhode Island's counties. Four counties Bristol County, Kent County, Newport County, and Washington County are at the "medium" level. (Kent County and Newport County decreased from being "high"...
01/12/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announces the permanent protection of 125 acres of forested land in North Kingstown for public recreational use, including hunting. DEM received a $1.25 million grant from the US Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) Wildlife Restoration...
01/11/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee announced today that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will be launching a Request for Proposals on January 17, 2023, for the joint development of a new, modern Transit Center on Dorrance Street in Downtown Providence. The RFP will be released...
01/11/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today sent the following cabinet names for advice and consent to the Rhode Island Senate: Peter Alviti Jr., Director, Rhode Island Department of Transportation Peter Alviti joined RIDOT in 2015 and quickly worked with the Governor, the legislature, and...
01/10/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI In a continuing effort to address chronic street homelessness in Rhode Island, the McKee Administration today announced expanded capacity at the forthcoming shelter space located at 662 Hartford Avenue in Providence. The property at 662 Hartford Avenue is owned, but currently...
01/10/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing today that it will extend the renewal period of commercial fishing licenses, previously set to expire Jan. 13, until Jan. 31, 2023. DEM is experiencing a license renewal backlog as it continues to transition from...
01/09/2023
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on intent to issue a Categorical Exclusion. The Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health has reviewed for approval the request by the Stone Bridge Fire District for a Categorical Exclusion determination for proposed...