State Government Press Releases

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12/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee issued the following statement wishing Rhode Islanders a merry Christmas: "The Christmas season is one of the most joyous times of year, when families, friends, and loved ones across Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns come together to celebrate, cherish...
12/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announce that the State of Rhode Island has helped permanently protect 575 acres of land by leveraging $3.58 million of voter-approved state bond funds for open space and agricultural land...
12/23/2022
Because of rapidly falling temperatures expected late this afternoon and evening, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is urging motorists to reduce their speed and drive cautiously as roadway surfaces freeze. RIDOT will be pre-treating roads as soon as rainfall ceases today,...
12/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – With the Rhode Island General Assembly's recent amendments to the state commercial fishing licensing law forming the basis for the changes, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has converted several major categories of licenses – including what...
12/21/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation today updated the weight limit for heavy trucks using the bridge that carries Route 37 westbound over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, close to the Post Road (Route 1) interchange in Warwick. The new limit will be 5 tons, requiring any commercial vehicle...
12/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI –The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that public participation at the two farmers' markets it runs increased by nearly 17% in 2022 over 2021. Over the year, total attendance went from a combined 29,634 customers to 34,546 customers at the Fishermen's...
12/20/2022
Opening reception is on Thursday, March. 2, at 5 p.m. Providence, RI— The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today the works of Providence's Fu'una (aka Kameko Branchaud) to be on display from Jan. 27 to April 5 at RISCA's Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill on the main...
12/20/2022
Workforce development in the arts, arts and culture organizations, individual artists, folk artists and artists in healthcare benefited from $452,206 in grants approved by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) in December. The 93 grants awarded will further advance arts and cultural...
12/20/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee announced a request for proposals for the state's newest RI Rebounds program, the Ventilation Initiative will be run through the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. The program will select intermediary organizations and/or businesses to provide approximately $2.5...
12/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced that Amos House has received approval to operate the Cranston Street Armory Warming Station. "Amos House has been a strong, dedicated partner and we look forward to working with them on the Cranston Street Armory Warming Station," said...