State Government Press Releases

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09/22/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Special Report on Preliminary Revenues. This report provides a detailed look at FY 2017 preliminary revenues as provided in the Controller's Preliminary General Fund Revenue Report for FY 2017 and compares these...
09/21/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today (DOR) released its FY 2018 Revenue Assessment Report for July 2017. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to expected...
09/25/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in response to the most recent version of TrumpCare: "The Graham-Cassidy bill would be just as bad for Rhode Islanders as every other failed version of TrumpCare. According to most recent estimates, this plan...
09/20/2017
A bill proposed by Treasurer Seth Magaziner, which expands the State's Crime Victim Compensation Program to include support for minors who witness homicides or domestic violence, has been signed into law today by Governor Gina Raimondo, during a ceremonial signing ceremony at the Rhode Island...
09/20/2017
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today applauded the General Assembly's passage of legislation which will create a legal requirement to maintain the "Transparent Treasury" investment policy he implemented just months after taking office in 2015, which requires investment managers to publicly...
09/20/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Cash Collections Report for June 2017. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to...
09/19/2017
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when its response to his request for "total sick days" used by City fire fighters failed to include information relating to injured on duty time. We noted that "it is the requester's responsibility to frame requests with sufficient...
09/19/2017
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it responded to his APRA request with a six hour "estimate of the amount of time it will take to provide an estimate for the final search, retrieval, review and redaction[.]" We found that this response complied with R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-
09/19/2017
The South Kingstown School Committee violated the OMA when the members engaged in a "rolling" or "walking" quorum, which occurs when a majority of the members of a public body attain a quorum through a series of one-on-one conversations or interactions. These discussions concerned not only...
09/19/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today appointed Melissa Husband as Deputy Secretary of State/Director of Administration. Husband steps into the position vacated by Melissa Long, recently confirmed as Superior Court Judge by the Rhode Island Senate. Husband joins the RI...