State Government Press Releases

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07/08/2015
Agreement prevents future resales by debt buyers, targets "zombie debts," halts collections on 528,000 consumers State of Rhode Island to Receive $239,955 Payment from Chase Chase Bank USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services Inc. will reform its unlawful credit card debt...
07/08/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced Dr. Ken Wagner as her choice to lead the Rhode Island Department of Education. Wagner, who is stepping down as the senior deputy commissioner for education policy for the New York State Department of Education this month,...
07/08/2015
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. Daniel Tejeda, age 28 17 Van Buren Street Providence, RI P1-2015-2222A The...
07/08/2015
Position: Software Tester Job Number: 711097 Employer: Hexagon Metrology Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Home Improvement Outreach Recruitment Job Number: 712336 Employer:...
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...