State Government Press Releases

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06/26/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Following the release of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy's review of the Providence Public School District, education and community leaders are speaking out about the need to take urgent action. Here's what they're saying: "To say I am outraged, disturbed,...
06/26/2019
PROVIDENCE – Next Monday, US Senator Jack Reed will join DEM Director Janet Coit and representatives from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Raw Elements USA, and health-care partners at Scarborough State Beach to announce an initiative that provides complimentary, certified natural,...
06/26/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the 2019 Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry Report today, which showed that clean energy employment in the Ocean State has grown by 74 percent since 2014 and resulted in 6,802 new jobs across the state. The clean energy sector now counts for more...
06/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today a $9.5 million program to replace all highway signage and structures along the Route 146 corridor, from I-95 in Providence to the Massachusetts border in North Smithfield. The signs are deteriorated and do not meet modern...
06/26/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Montrell Hopper (age 24), of Providence, pleaded guilty on June 24, 2019 to two counts of first-degree robbery, one count of using a firearm while committing a crime of violence, and two counts of possession of a firearm after being convicted of a...
06/25/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Today Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, and Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green issued statements following the release of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy's review of the Providence Public School...
06/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick and Aquapaug Scout Reservation in West Kingston for swimming because bacteria has returned to acceptable levels. Fort Adams in Newport remains...
06/25/2019
Municipal officials, first responders, and treatment and recovery specialists were among the more than 300 people from throughout the state who gathered today to learn from the overdose prevention and response work happening in Rhode Island's cities and towns. Convened by Governor Gina M....
06/25/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 No arrests to report.
06/24/2019
Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that GEV, one of the largest wind turbine maintenance companies in the world will make Rhode Island the home of its U.S Headquarters. GEV will create approximately 125 jobs consisting of blade technicians, support staff and management. "Rhode Island is a...