State Government Press Releases

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09/06/2017
One day after Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin told a crowd at the Segue Institute in Central Falls that he intended to file a legal challenge against President Trump for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Attorney General joined attorneys...
09/06/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Edilsar Alvarado (age 40), of Providence, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to 18 years, with nine to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for the molestation of a 13-year-old girl he smuggled to Providence...
09/06/2017
State Projected to Realize $6M in Additional Tax Revenues, $10.6M Increase in GDP Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced that Magellan Health, a leader in healthcare solutions, will expand their Rhode Island presence with 100 new jobs.
09/06/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with state and local officials to celebrate the early completion of the High Street and Kingstown Road Improvements project in South Kingstown. The much-needed repair for 1.3 miles of roadway in the villages of Wakefield and Peace...
09/06/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 85 mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, August 28 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Mosquito-borne diseases are more prevalent in...
09/11/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in response to the Trump Administration's announcement that they will be ending DACA: "Rhode Island was founded on the values of tolerance and diversity. Throughout our history, our state has been strengthened...
09/05/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health's annual beach monitoring period ended on August 31, 2017.
09/05/2017
Complainant alleged that the Commission violated the OMA during its March 21, 2017 meeting when it discussed a topic not included on the agenda. Based on the corroborated affidavit and meeting minutes, we found that the Commission Chairman passed out copies of a letter concerning an item not...
09/05/2017
The Town of North Kingstown violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to the Complainant's APRA request. See R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7. The Town provided no argument or evidence that the Complainant's APRA request did not comply with its APRA procedures. Rather, the Town places blame on...
09/05/2017
The Complainant alleged that the CRMC violated the APRA when it failed to adequately respond to requests for documents. We found that the Complainant's email to the CRMC's Executive Director was not a valid APRA request because it failed to comply with the CRMC's APRA procedures, contained a...