State Government Press Releases

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01/17/2018
Pledging to advocate for strengthened support of small manufacturers, Governor Gina M. Raimondo visited Cranston-based Dean Machine today to outline her proposed Manufacturing Initiative. "In the past three years, we have worked to bring Rhode Island's manufacturing industry into the 21st...
01/17/2018
$120,000 Awarded for Renewable Energy Investments PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Rhode Island Resource Conservation & Development Area Council, today announced $120,000 in...
01/17/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island this month with some 4,200 brook and rainbow trout for the winter trout fishing season. "Fishing is a popular winter activity for people of all ages, providing an opportunity to...
01/16/2018
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today made the following statement in response to Governor Gina Raimondo's pledge to prioritize school construction in tonight's State of the State address: "Fixing Rhode Island's aging school buildings must be a priority. I was honored to co-chair...
01/16/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and a coalition of 22 Attorneys General filed a multistate lawsuit to block the Federal Communications Commission's illegal rollback of Net Neutrality. The coalition filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, formally...
01/16/2018
The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has issued its Fiscal Year 2018 Property Tax Cap Report summarizing compliance with the state property tax levy cap of 4 percent, now in its 11th year. The Fiscal Year 2018 Property Tax Cap Report, now available on the division website, www.municipalfinance.
01/15/2018
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, District A Commander, 401-444-1008 At 11:25 AM, Troopers arrested Carlos Rodriguez, age 28, of 181 Morin Heights Boulevard, Woonsocket, RI, for: Providence County Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original...
01/14/2018
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, District A Commander, 401-444-1008 At 2:15 PM, Troopers arrested Eric Dwinnell, age 20, of 141 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI, for: a Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Assault with Intent,...
01/14/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Captain Derek W. Borek, District "B" Commander, (401) 444-1014 At 2:00 AM, Troopers arrested Ricky Thayer, age 31, of 1653 Ten Rod Road, Exeter, RI, for Obstruction. Arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Washington Street in the Town of West Warwick. Subject was...
01/12/2018
The Complainants allege that the Town Council violated the OMA when it voted to terminate their respective positions at its June 26, 2017 executive session meeting, yet the agenda was not specific enough to adequately information the public of the nature of the business to be discussed. The...