State Government Press Releases

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09/11/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today appointed Felix E. "Feidlim" Gill to join the Rhode Island Family Court as an Associate Justice. His name will be submitted to the state Senate today for confirmation. "Feidlim brings almost two decades of legal experience to the bench,...
09/01/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening King Park Beach in Newport for swimming. It had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The...
09/01/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Slack Reservoir in Greenville (spans Smithfield and Johnston town line) due to a blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green...
09/01/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) advise people to avoid contact with Lawton Valley Reservoir in Portsmouth due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae causes toxins that can harm...
09/01/2017
$3 million available to help R.I. communities improve recreational areas PROVIDENCE As part of continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy and promote healthier communities, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the availability of $3...
09/01/2017
Position: CDL Truck Driver Job Number: 755321 Employer: M & G Trucking Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Direct Support Professional Job Number: 756174 Employer:
09/01/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Beginning on Wednesday September 6th, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will partner with municipal leaders in the Blackstone Valley to host Empower RI information sessions to help ratepayers safely shop for alternate electricity suppliers and save on their electric bills. During the...
09/01/2017
With the news that President Trump is expected to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, putting approximately 800,000 children at risk for deportation, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin condemned the move, calling it "heartless" and "immoral." "DACA children have known...
09/01/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 85 mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, August 21 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Mosquito-borne diseases are more prevalent in...
08/31/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing King Park Beach in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status of a beach may...