State Government Press Releases

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12/12/2017
WARWICK, RI - Governor Raimondo today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has taken several steps to bolster its ability to plow and treat the roads this coming winter. The department is expanding its fleet of plow trucks and drivers while deploying new technology...
12/12/2017
Cities and towns from throughout Rhode Island gather to develop local overdose response plans On behalf of Governor Gina Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force, the Rhode Island Departments of Health (RIDOH) and Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental...
12/12/2017
The Rhode Island State Police Museum Foundation is again hosting Santa at the Museum this Saturday, December 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa Claus will be available for photos with children, while also listening to their Christmas wishes, and the museum will be open to visitors. State...
12/11/2017
Legal counsel for the Town of Burrillville and the Rhode Island Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal & Review sought an OMA advisory opinion concerning the interpretation of the recently amended R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(d). The amendment provides that "[a]ll public bodies shall keep official and/...
12/11/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of Rhode Island and 17 other states in English v. Mulvaney, a lawsuit challenging President Trump's decision to appoint Mick Mulvaney as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)....
12/11/2017
CRANSTON, R.I. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted an extension to the State of Rhode Island to comply with the federal REAL ID Act. The federal government passed the REAL ID Act in 2005 in response to the 9/11 terror attacks to establish minimum security standards for state-...
12/11/2017
Monday, December 11 Position: Management Trainees and Agents Recruitment Job Number: 773295 Employer: Combined Insurance Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Gillette Recruitment<
12/08/2017
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. Christian Boucher (age 40) 2 Ravena Ave., Apt. 1 East Providence, RI P1-2017-...
12/08/2017
With the first measurable snowfall of the season expected this weekend, Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, encourages all motorists to use extra care when travelling. Forecasters are predicting several...
12/08/2017
Attorneys General Sue EPA for Failing to Designate Areas with Unhealthy Levels of Smog The Clean Air Act's "Trigger" for Required Reductions in this Dangerous Air Pollution Attaining National Smog Standards Would Prevent up to 660 Premature Deaths, 230,000 Asthma Attacks in Kids