State Government Press Releases

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08/29/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today on the passing of Frank Montanaro, Sr. "Andy and I send our thoughts and prayers to Frank's family. Frank was a giant in Rhode Island and a fierce advocate for working families. His service as a firefighter,...
08/29/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today responding to the Public Utilities Commission's approval of National Grid's electricity rate increase: "Hard-working, middle class Rhode Island families need relief. I am disappointed that Rhode Islanders' electricity bills will...
08/21/2017
Remarks by Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner On George Washington's 1790 Letter to Newport's Hebrew Congregation Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island Sunday, August 20, 2017 As prepared for delivery: It is a true honor to be here with you once again for the reading of...
08/21/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for May 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent...
08/21/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for May 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
08/21/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of Andrew Hallam, age 32, of 30 Ethan Street, Warwick, Rhode Island on an Affidavit/Arrest Warrant for Embezzlement. In June 2017, the...
08/21/2017
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 758201 Employer: Town of Coventry Location: Coventry, RI $52,520 per year (as seen on Channel 10 +12) Position: Assembler Job Number: 759021 Employer: L-3...
08/18/2017
The Complainant alleged that the EFSB violated the OMA when it denied him entry to a pre-hearing conference. The uncontroverted evidence demonstrated that the pre-hearing conference was only attended by three private attorneys and an attorney for the PUC. Because none of the EFSB members was...
08/18/2017
Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it denied his request for transcripts and/or a recording of a hearing that occurred at the Town Municipal Court. We found that no transcripts existed at the time of the Complainant's request and, accordingly, that the failure of the Town to...
08/18/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick and Slack Pond in Smithfield for swimming. Oakland Beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts, and Slack Pond due to blue-green algae. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality...