State Government Press Releases

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07/22/2015
More than $100 million in savings will be used to fund economic development and school construction PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the results of a successful $175 million General Obligation bond refunding. The debt restructuring will fund economic...
07/22/2015
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. Samantha Manfredi, age 26 17 Sweetbriar Street Providence, RI P1-2015-...
07/22/2015
Complaint alleged that DOH violated the APRA when it withheld forty four (44) documents from review. After viewing the forty-four (44) documents in camera, this Department concluded that while two (2) of the documents at issue were responsive to one APRA request, the two (2) documents were not...
07/22/2015
CRANSTON, RI The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) announced today that a malfunctioning mail-sorting machine caused the Social Security Numbers (SSNs) of as many as 832 Unemployment Insurance (UI) customers to be misdirected and exposed to the wrong employers or customers. As of today, DLT...
07/22/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined 44 other state attorneys general calling on five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. In a joint letter (link to letter) to the chief executives of the carriers, the attorneys general said a new Federal...
07/22/2015
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. Michael Powell (age 52) 182 Cumberland Street Woonsocket, RI P1-2015-2342A<
07/22/2015
"I am excited that the Rhode Island Department of State has been awarded a $35 thousand grant from the Knight Foundation's Knight Prototype Fund to explore new and innovative ways to increase voter participation among younger Rhode Islanders. The Rhode Island Department of State is dedicated to...
07/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced the formation of a national coalition of public pension leaders overseeing approximately $1 trillion in assets, joining together to call on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen transparency of private...
07/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today marked the passage of legislation to protect our water supplies and put people back to work with a ceremonial bill signing at the Save the Bay Center. (H 5668 and S 369) Many Rhode Island homes have outdated underground wastewater systems. These...
07/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is lowering the U.S. flag and extending the lowering of the R.I. flag at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until Monday, July 27 in honor of the military members who...