State Government Press Releases

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06/18/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkey hens both with a brood of baby turkeys and without and tom turkeys to help with research efforts. Information gathered from the public is helpful in determining...
06/18/2020
The Clifton Clerkship Program, named for Judge William C. Clifton, Sr., was established in January and is designed to attract talented, underrepresented law students to careers in public service and is advancing as scheduled despite COVID-19 challenges PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General...
06/18/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. - The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 16.3 percent in May, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. The May rate was down 1.8 percentage points from the revised April rate of 18.1 percent. Last year the rate was 3.6 percent in May. The...
06/17/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced 49 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings Rhode Island's case count to 16,213. RIDOH also announced 11 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities. Rhode Island's number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is now 876. A full data summary for...
06/17/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces real-time, online access to Water Quality Certifications (WQC) and Stormwater Construction (STW) Permits. These permits are issued by DEM's Office of Water Resources, in accordance the Rhode Island Water Quality...
06/17/2020
Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov No arrests to report.
06/17/2020
The first update to the protocol in over 13 years expands the scope of review beyond deadly force and custodial deaths incidents and includes review of excessive force by the police PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha today issued an updated and significantly expanded...
06/17/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the award of $48,430 in matching grants to help communities and businesses invest in boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island. The grants are funded under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Clean...
06/15/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Lakeside Refrigerated Services is recalling 42,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The raw ground beef items were produced on June 1, 2020. The following products are subject to...
06/15/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that National Grid will perform tree trimming along the East Bay Bike Path in Barrington next week. The work will take two days to complete and will take place from Monday, June 22 through Friday,...