State Government Press Releases

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02/24/2017
PAWTUCKET, RI – A Providence man was charged with drunk driving with a toddler in his car after Rhode Island State Police stopped him for a seatbelt violation yesterday. The suspect's blood-alcohol level was allegedly three times the legal limit, said Capt. John Allen. Jorge D. Mendes,
02/24/2017
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. Julio Cano (age 33) 18 Orchard Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2017-0520AG
02/24/2017
Providence, R.I. (February 24, 2017) Acting Department of Human Services Director Eric Beane today released the following statement on the Settlement Agreement reached with the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ) related to...
02/23/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined with attorneys general from16 states and the District of Columbia to send a letter to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary and Congressional leaders expressing their continued support of recent federal protections for students in higher education...
02/23/2017
Position: Journeyman Electrician Job Number: 739305 Employer: Quality Transition, Inc. Location: Charlestown, RI $25.00 to $30.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Loan Administrative Assistant Job Number:...
02/23/2017
Complainant alleged that the GPD violated the APRA with respect to two separate APRA requests when: (1) it twice failed to specify the reasons for the denial; (2) it twice failed to indicate in writing that no reasonably segregable portion was releasable; (3) it once failed to indicate the...
02/23/2017
Position: Fire Fighters Job Number: 739088 Employer: City of East Providence Location: East Providence, RI $51,253 to $64,290 per year (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Electroplater Reel-to-Reel Job Number:...
02/22/2017
WEST WARWICK – Rhode Island State Police arrested two people and seized more than five kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated $150,000 after a traffic stop on Route 95 about 8 p.m. last night. Willy D. Espinal, 32, of 19 Grand St., Providence, and Laura Martinez, 24, of 14 Atlantic...
02/22/2017
Rhode Island's pension fund earned $117 million in investment gains in January 2017, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced at today's meeting of the State Investment Commission. "As we implement our 'Back to Basics' investment strategy, the pension fund is delivering for Rhode Islanders,"...
02/22/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Keturah Bryan (age 36), of Hartford, CT, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting more than $14,000 in unemployment insurance benefits...