State Government Press Releases

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11/02/2017
The Complainant alleged that the Fire District violated the APRA when it withheld a tape recording of a public meeting pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-2(4)(K) as a "draft[.]" Because the tape recording contained no mental impressions and did not otherwise fall within Exemption (K), we found that...
11/02/2017
The Complainant alleged the City violated the APRA when it improperly denied her APRA request wherein she sought fourteen (14) calendar dates, all of which were prospective in nature, of one particular City Solicitor. We concluded these calendar entries would show precisely where and when this...
11/02/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are lifting the advisories that had warned the public to avoid contact and recreational activities with several bodies of water in Rhode Island because of blue-green algae blooms. However,
11/02/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Shamika Ramos, age 31, of Pawtucket, was sentenced yesterday by Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to five years, with 18 months to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for second degree child abuse. In addition, she was ordered...
11/02/2017
Hunters can check deer at Tiverton Rod and Gun Club during opening days of season PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the muzzleloader deer hunting season on state and private lands in Zones 1 & 2 opens on Saturday, November 4. All...
11/01/2017
PROVIDENCE (Oct. 30, 2017)—Gov. Gina Raimondo and the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation tonight approved economic incentives to lure two companies from Massachusetts to Rhode Island. The board also voted to issue Innovation Vouchers to support the R&D work of three...
11/01/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Governor Gina M. Raimondo directed the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) Administrator Macky McCleary to conduct an investigative review of National Grid's storm preparedness and restoration efforts ahead of and following this week's wind and rain storm. To...
11/01/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Chair of the Emergency Management Advisory Council and Chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council, issued the following statement on National Grid's response to Sunday's storm: "I've been working with municipal leaders and our Emergency...
10/31/2017
2017 Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for September 2017. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and...
10/30/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today issued a statement regarding the decision by a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., temporarily enjoining President Trump from banning transgender individuals from the military. Attorney General Kilmartin was one of 16 attorneys general that filed an...