State Government Press Releases

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10/20/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, said Troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. tonight on Hartford Avenue/Route 6 in Johnston. The victim, identified...
10/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jacob Gallant (age 42), of Westport, MA, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate John McBurney to the March 5, 2017 stabbing at Rite-Aid in Warwick that left 18-year old Alyssa Garcia severely injured. Gallant pleaded nolo...
10/20/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Mann Packing of Salinas, California is recalling various minimally processed vegetable products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Mann Packing is issuing this recall in response to a single...
10/20/2017
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 proven guilty in a court of law. John Baldayac (age 25) 40 Isa Street Providence, RI P1-2017-2988A ...
10/20/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today, in collaboration with the State Board of Elections, convened over 100 local elections and IT officials for a Cybersecurity Summit at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. The three-hour forum highlighted national conversations...
10/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined with a bipartisan group of attorneys general from across the country in letters to 15 health care companies that provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services encouraging the companies to implement programs to mitigate prescription opioid abuse.
10/20/2017
Learn how to protect yourself and your business from prominent cyber threats and attacks at a free information session, Cyber Security for You and Your Business, next Tuesday (October 24) at 6 p.m. at Rhode Island College, Alger Hall Room 110, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence. ...
10/19/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 12 states and the District of Columbia, in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to uphold a California ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition...
10/19/2017
A follow-up community meeting about the drinking water in the Oakland section of Burrillville will be held on Monday, October 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Burrillville Middle School auditorium. Burrillville Middle School is located at 2220 Bronco Hwy (Route 102), Burrillville, Rhode...
10/19/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent...