State Government Press Releases

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03/12/2015
"We must reinvigorate Rhode Island and state government with fresh ideas and new ways of doing things, so that we can enhance accountability and get better results for our citizens." - Governor Gina M. Raimondo With the state facing structural deficits, Rhode Island must transform state and...
03/12/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Fiscal Year 2016 budget is a forward-looking, balanced budget proposal rooted in the belief that every hardworking person deserves the chance to make it in Rhode Island. Her budget offers significant investments in growth and has no broad-based tax...
03/12/2015
"Helping students build the skills they need to succeed in a 21st century economy is one of the best investments we can make. It's investing directly in people to give them a ladder of opportunity, and it's also an economic driver for our state. My jobs budget will invest in each rung of the...
03/12/2015
"We must create conditions that will jump start our struggling economy and create jobs." -Governor Gina M. Raimondo Cultivating a Favorable Business Environment To maintain stability and predictability in the state's tax climate, the Governor's budget includes no broad-based tax...
03/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced David Girard (age 35) of Dixfield, Maine, to 60 years, with 27 years to serve with the remainder suspended with probation, for three counts of first and three counts of second degree child...
03/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Duvall Carty (age 26), of Pawtucket, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to felony assault, carrying a pistol without a license and discharge of a firearm while in the commission of a crime of violence. Carty...
03/12/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee tonight issued the following statement after Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's budget address to the General Assembly: "Gov. Raimondo has laid out a bold agenda that will stimulate economic development, grow jobs and lay the foundation for Rhode Island's...
03/12/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott as the next Director of the Department of Health. Raimondo will submit Dr. Alexander-Scott's name for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "Healthy Rhode Islanders will...
03/12/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her first budget presentation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo will launch the state's first web-based budget tool this evening to help Rhode Islanders better navigate and understand the many ways this proposal will create jobs and opportunities for all Rhode Islanders.
03/12/2015
The Commission took the following actions: Issued Advisory Opinion 2015-8 to Robert R. Moreau, a member of the Woonsocket City Council, opining that he may represent himself before the Woonsocket Board of Tax Review in order to appeal the tangible property tax assessed against a business that...