State Government Press Releases

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06/15/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that its seasonal 24-hour Bay Line telephone information line is now open. The Bay Line number, 401-222-8888, is toll-free within the state. Bay Line provides Rhode Islanders with a central telephone number to...
06/15/2020
Lane shifts and ramp changes to affect traffic on the highway and on Route 138 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin a series of traffic changes at the Kingston Road Bridge, which carries I-95 over Route 138 at Exit 3 in Richmond, on Friday, June 26....
06/15/2020
The Attorney General will also unveil an updated and significantly expanded protocol for review of law enforcement use of force. The legislation and protocol mark the first in a series of measures to be announced by the Attorney General in the coming weeks to improve police accountability,...
06/13/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Easton's Beach (also known as First Beach) in Newport and Goddard State Park Beach in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to...
06/12/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided details today on the state's response to COVID-19. - Testing: As part of Rhode Island's Early Warning Testing System, asymptomatic restaurant workers and bus...
06/12/2020
Federal stimulus payments may not be taken by nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long-term care facilities PROVIDENCE Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his Office has issued guidance reminding nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long-term...
06/12/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goddard Park Beach in Warwick and Easton's Beach (also known as First Beach) in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
06/11/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding the public not to remove fawns from the wild because doing so will hurt their chances of survival in the future. People should not assume that finding a baby animal means it needs to be rescued. For example, a...
06/11/2020
On Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m. the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will start another eight-day period of lane shifts and closures on I-95 South in Warwick for the next phase of the replacement of the Centerville Road and Toll Gate Road Bridges. The cost of this project is $25.3...
06/10/2020
Starting June 10th, for the first time, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants will be able to select and pay for their groceries online using their EBT card at Amazon and at participating Walmart stores. Households can purchase the same food online that they would...