State Government Press Releases

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04/21/2017
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the return of convenient ferry service between Providence and Newport. Last year thousands of people took advantage of the service enjoying picturesque Narragansett Bay. For the 2017...
04/21/2017
In a letter to President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, signed by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, attorneys general from across the country urge continued funding for substance abuse treatment programs in any plan to replace the...
04/21/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Marlaina F. Rapoza (age 41), of Warwick, RI, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before District Court Judge Stephen Isherwood to two counts of failure to pay wages. Under the terms of the plea, Rapoza was sentenced to one year...
04/21/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of Public Safety, reminds everyone that prom season is about to get underway. The State Police is offering prom safety tips for parents to help keep teens safe during and after the celebration. "Proms...
04/21/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., Lt. Governor Dan McKee will host a town hall discussion with small businesses at the 6th Annual Latino Business Expo at Providence Career & Technical Academy. The event is free and open to the public. It will be an opportunity for...
04/21/2017
Position: Police Officers Job Number: 752170 Employer: Town of Coventry Location: Coventry, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position:Data Entry/File Clerk Job Number: 752227 ...
04/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Michael Stokes (age 28), of Providence, was sentenced to a total of 50 years to serve, 35 of which is not eligible for parole, for the October 17, 2015 shooting inside the El Tiburon nightclub in Providence. Stokes was found guilty by a jury of...
04/20/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on Rhode Island's latest jobs and unemployment data. "Rhode Island's unemployment continues to trend downward, our labor force is growing, businesses are giving Rhode Island a fresh look and thousands more...
04/20/2017
Continuing his commitment to strengthen Rhode Island's public finances, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today released the most exhaustive Debt Affordability Study in the state's history, setting new debt affordability targets for the first time since 1999. "It is imperative...
04/19/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and fellow state attorneys general urge Fourth Circuit to uphold district court ruling that struck down the second, scaled-back version of President Trump's Muslim ban Following their amicus brief opposing the Trump administration's request for a stay...