State Government Press Releases

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04/23/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – In commemoration of the 40th annual National Crime Victims' Rights Week, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, joined by Deputy Criminal Chief Lee H. Vilker, United States Attorney's Office; General Treasurer Seth Magaziner; Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of State Police and...
04/23/2021
This week, the State of Rhode Island sold three series of general obligation bonds to spur a broad-based economic recovery for Rhode Island. Treasurer Magaziner has advocated for the use of bonding to jumpstart job creation in Rhode Island since this summer, and he helped lead the effort to pass...
04/22/2021
Governor Dan McKee joined the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today to officially launch the Department's new "Clean Rhodes" anti-litter initiative and highlight the #RIMillionPieces challenge. The Governor, First Lady Susan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, RIDOT Director Peter...
04/22/2021
PROVIDENCE – This week, as Rhode Island joins the world in marking the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reflecting on the progress Rhode Island has made in protecting our state's natural resources – from Narragansett Bay to local waters and green...
04/22/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI - Today, Governor Dan McKee signed a proclamation proclaiming April 22, 2021 as Earth Day in Rhode Island. State of Rhode Island GUBERNATORIAL PROCLAMATION Earth Day WHEREAS, each year, Earth Day serves as a reminder of the value of our state's precious natural...
04/21/2021
This morning, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner held his thirteenth Financial Empowerment Roundtable since taking office. The roundtable featured Lisa Ranglin, President of the Rhode Island Black Business Association, Senate Education Committee Chair Sandra Cano, Senator Meghan Kallman,
04/21/2021
Semifinals and national competitions to be virtual, May 2 and May 27 Chariho Regional High School's Virginia Keister of Hope Valley represents Rhode Island in the national Poetry Out Loud memorization and recitation competition. She competes in the semifinals, Sunday, May 2, at noon, and if...
04/21/2021
Face mask art celebrates creativity and protection against COVID-19 Providence, RI—An exhibition of artwork in the shape of a face mask is now on display at the Atrium Gallery on the main floor of the state's Administration Building, One Capitol Hill, Providence. The Conceal/Reveal Mask...
04/21/2021
This morning, in advance of Earth Day, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced a nearly 50 percent decrease in the Rhode Island pension fund's exposure to companies that engage in the production and distribution of fossil fuels by this summer. The Treasurer made the announcement at...
04/20/2021
While today's verdict will never bring back George Floyd, whose life was tragically taken, it reaffirms a fundamental tenet of our country — that no one is above the law. Our thoughts are with the Floyd family and the people of Minnesota. Justice was served today, but we have a lot of work to...