State Government Press Releases

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04/22/2015
North Smithfield residents will vote in a Special Election this summer to fill a vacancy on that community's five-member Town Council. Candidates for the position must officially declare their intention of running for office on Thursday, April 23, or Friday, April 24, 2015. Secretary of State...
04/21/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Kent County Superior Court jury found John O'Clair, Sr. (age 41), Yvonne O'Clair (age 38), and John O'Clair, Jr. (age 20) guilty of possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of one to five kilograms of marijuana and conspiracy to...
04/21/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Priscilla Pascale (age 54), of Barrington, was charged with five counts of Medicaid fraud and five counts of conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud. Ms. Pascale is the owner and operator of St. Jude Home Care, located at 445 Reservoir Avenue,...
04/21/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "With competition from casinos in Massachusetts posing a real threat to an important source of revenue in Rhode Island, we need to examine ways to remain competitive. This is especially true since we have a $...
04/20/2015
Voters in Jamestown will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 28, for a Special Referendum Election to approve or reject the Town's purchase of a property located at 138 Narragansett Avenue. Tomorrow, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will host a voter outreach event in Jamestown aimed at...
04/20/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Friday, a Providence County Superior Court jury found Jason Cardoso (age 34) of North Providence guilty of first degree robbery. The jury returned the verdict after less than one hour after a four-day trial presided over by Superior Court...
04/20/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Francisco Diaz (age 33), with a last known address of 512 Chalkstone Blvd., Providence, was found guilty on Friday of two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in a dwelling with the intent to commit murder, one count of discharge of a firearm...
04/20/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that John Cavanaugh (age 64) of Spring Hill, Florida, was sentenced on Friday by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern to life in prison for the molestation and sexual assault of a young girl in the 1990s. Cavanaugh had been found guilty by a jury in...
04/20/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue, Office of Revenue Analysis released its FY 2015 Revenue Assessment Report for March 2015 today. 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...
04/20/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will join General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Providence Police Colonel Hugh Clements, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections A.T. Wall and others on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the annual Victims' Grove Ceremony</