State Government Press Releases

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07/07/2021
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on intent to issue a Categorical Exclusion. The Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health has reviewed for approval the request by the Hog Island Water Association - South End for a Categorical Exclusion determination...
07/07/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that daily parking fees at Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly have changed. The new rates are as follows: - The new daily parking rate for non-residents is $20 on weekdays and $30 on weekends & holidays.
07/06/2021
The Complainant alleged the Fire Marshal did not properly respond to his APRA request seeking certain records related to a particular arson investigation. The undisputed record evidenced that the Fire Marshal had previously provided Complainant with all records in its possession related to the...
07/06/2021
The Complainant alleged that the Governor's Office failed to respond to his APRA request. The undisputed evidence demonstrated that Complainant did not submit the request in accordance with the Governor's Office's promulgated and posted APRA procedures. Accordingly, we found no violation.
07/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Commerce Department, Rhode Island Department of Health, and the Rhode Island Foundation today announced the joint establishment of the COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Fund. The purpose of the fund and related challenge are to simultaneously...
07/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI In an effort to reach anyone who has not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Health, and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation are offering a public drive-through vaccination clinic on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m....
07/06/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner celebrated the passage of several major pieces of legislation requested by his office that will strengthen the state's economy and help Rhode Islanders become more financially secure. "As General Treasurer, my top priority is to promote economic growth and...
07/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, joined by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, signed the FY22 budget today at the State House. The budget makes important investments in housing, increases supports for families and child care, and provides the tools...
07/06/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Tyson Foods is recalling 8,492,832 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The frozen, fully cooked chicken products were produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13,
07/06/2021
Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5615 or rispdps@risp.gov On July 5, 2021 at 9:18 PM, Troopers arrested Gregorix Ventura, age 30, of 65 Bancroft Street, Apartment #1 Providence, RI for: 1) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for...