State Government Press Releases

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03/16/2020
As news about the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to develop, I want share with you the steps we are taking at the RI Department of Human Services to prepare and keep you connected to the services and benefits you need. The Governor announced in an afternoon press conference on Monday,
03/16/2020
In an abundance of caution, the State of RI is now advising all child care programs (both family child care and center-based providers) to close effective March 16, 2020, for the week. Child care providers were notified over the weekend. We understand the impact this will have on working families,...
03/16/2020
As news about the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to develop, I want to share with you the steps we are taking at the RI Department of Human Services to prepare and keep you connected to the services and benefits you need. I want to stress that the health and safety of our customers...
03/16/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is urging all Rhode Islanders to refrain from flushing disinfectant wipes including those labeled "flushable" and instead, to dispose of them in the trash. This morning, the Burrillville Sewer Commission alerted DEM that equipment...
03/16/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH today announced that, effective tomorrow and continuing through March 30th, there will be no on-premise food consumption for restaurants, bars, coffee shops, or other food establishments in Rhode Island....
03/16/2020
---------- New Information UPDATED 11:20 a.m. on 4/3/20 ---------- To continue protecting the health and safety of the Rhode Island Department of State's customers, employees and the general public, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is announcing or extending the following policies, effective...
03/15/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced new guidance directing all child care centers in Rhode Island to close, effective tomorrow. She also announced that the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) has been working with local school districts to make "grab and go" meals available to...
03/15/2020
MEDIA CONTACT: Lieutenant John Charbonneau, Weekend Officer-in-Charge, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov At 9:30 PM, Troopers arrested Joshua Livent, age 20, of 48C June Street, Providence, RI for: 1) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for Reckless Driving, Eluding Officer...
03/14/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that new guidance has been issued to health insurers related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and that HealthSource RI is opening a special enrollment period to allow Rhode Islanders to purchase coverage. Both of these measures are intended to...
03/13/2020
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law. Brian Allsworth (age 66) Foster, RI P1-2020-1081A On March 11, 2020,...