State Government Press Releases

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04/21/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Acting Captain Christopher J. Schram 1-401-444-1202 At 12:58 PM, Troopers arrested Alisa Robinson, age 23, of 127 Potter Hill Road, Westerly RI for a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended...
04/21/2018
On April 21, 2018 at 1:52 AM, Troopers arrested Maximo Berroa, age 23, of 5 Bodell Ave, Apartment 5, Providence, for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor 2nd Offense- BAC .15 or Greater (Phase 1: .191 / Phase 2: .191) The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Hartford...
04/20/2018
Sunday Marks the 48th Anniversary of Earth Day PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to get outdoors and get active this weekend for Earth Day. Community cleanups are scheduled around the state, and plentiful recreational...
04/20/2018
The Complainant alleged the Air Service Development Council ("Council") violated the OMA when it failed to post its meeting meetings on the Secretary of State's website for its September 8, 2017 meeting in a timely manner. As it did not appear that the Council had legal counsel, this Department...
04/20/2018
The Complainant alleged the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation ("Corporation") violated the OMA when it untimely posted minutes on the Secretary of State's website for numerous meetings. The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or entity of the state who is aggrieved as a result of violations of the...
04/20/2018
Applications Must be Submitted by June 1st PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced $100,000 in available grants to communities and private businesses that own and/or operate boating facilities available to the public. The grants, funded by the U.
04/20/2018
On April 19, 2018 at 1:35 PM, Troopers arrested Robert Anelundi, age 35, of 30 Cambridge Street Apartment #1, Providence, RI for an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for a Sex Offender Registration Violation originating out of the Providence Police Department. The arrest was the result of a Barracks...
04/19/2018
A bi-partisan coalition of 20 state attorneys general, including Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, submitted a letter today urging Congress to oppose the Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2018, which would strip away protections against debt collection attorneys who...
04/19/2018
Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. marked the start of construction season today with a groundbreaking for repairs to the Horton Farm Bridge in East Providence. The Horton Farm Bridge, which carries the East Shore Expressway to I-195...
04/19/2018
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Special Assistant Attorney General Diane Daigle, chief of the Elder Abuse Unit for the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General, were featured speakers in two national training seminars on the topics of finding justice for elders and preventing...