State Government Press Releases

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07/07/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the weekend results of the Statewide DUI Task Force, a joint effort by Rhode Island Police Departments to arrest intoxicated drivers. The DUI Task Force consists of teams of...
07/07/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her efforts to foster innovation and accountability across state government, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order establishing the Justice Reinvestment Working Group. This data-driven approach, in collaboration with the Council of State...
07/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today that Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Michael Patino (age 33) to life in prison for the October 2009 beating death of six-year-old Marco Nieves. Patino was convicted of second degree murder by a Providence County Superior...
07/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin praised the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today for their unanimous decision for the immediate elimination of the billing adjustment for ratepayers when switching electric service providers: "I applaud the PUC for recognizing the burden the billing...
07/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Francisco Diaz (age 33), with a last known address of 512 Chalkstone Blvd., Providence, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to 50 years, 20 of which are non-paroleable. Diaz was found guilty in April by a Providence...
07/07/2015
Joins Multistate Letter against Federal Preemption of States' Ability to Legislate and Enforce Laws that Protect Consumers from Data Breaches and Identity Theft Joining a bipartisan effort to ensure that any future federal data breach notification or data security law is effective and...
07/07/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 134 mosquito pools, or samples, from 23 traps set statewide during the week of June 23 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Test results are pending at the Rhode Island...
07/07/2015
Position: Security Officers Job Number: 710075 Employer: Professional Security Services Location: Providence, RI $9.00 to $10.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Mechanical Assemblers Job Number: 711920 Employer:
07/04/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of a scheduled closure of a segment of Route 24 North in Tiverton. The closure is necessary because an expansion joint needs to be repaired on the bridge that carries Route 24 North over Fish Road. RIDOT's Highway...
07/04/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the temporary closure of the right lane on a segment of Route 24 North in Tiverton. The closure is necessary because an expansion joint needs to be repaired on the bridge that carries Route 24 North over Fish Road. ...