State Government Press Releases

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02/09/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
02/08/2018
Applications Now Open for Program to Provide R&D Assistance The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced that applications are now open for an expanded version of the Innovation Voucher program. The program is intended to stimulate innovation, facilitate in-state partnerships, and give...
02/08/2018
Over $3.7 million in grants announced to clean up, redevelop brownfields sites throughout RI PROVIDENCE, RI - As part of continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy, Governor Gina Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and other partners today...
02/08/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island House of Representatives are calling for immediate rate relief on energy bills to reflect the reduction in the corporate tax from 35 to 21 percent. In late January, local legislators approved House Resolution 31 that calls on the...
02/08/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
02/07/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement regarding the detention of Lilian Calderon-Gordillo, who, while spared deportation while her case is being decided by the U.S. District Court, is still being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): "Lilian came...
02/07/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined a coalition of attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in English v. Trump, a lawsuit challenging President Trump's decision to appoint Mick Mulvaney as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The brief, filed...
02/07/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 8:04AM, Troopers arrested Franklin Valenzuela, age 23, of 13 Babcock Street, Providence, RI, for: Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Possession With Intent to...
02/06/2018
Joining a coalition of 17 Attorneys General, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin filed opposition to the U.S. Department of Labor proposal to rescind a rule that allows all employees to keep the tips they have earned. The rule issued in 2011 clarified that, consistent with long-established...
02/06/2018
Suspension of "Clean Water Rule" Violates Federal Law, Threatens to Undermine Decades of Clean Water Protections in RI and Across Country The Clean Water Rule Is Vital to Rhode Island's Environment and Economy by Preventing Polluted Water from Flowing into the State Rhode...