State Government Press Releases

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12/06/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner is bringing municipal credit analysts from each of the nation's major credit rating agencies to assist municipal officials in learning how ratings agencies evaluate financial health for cities and towns. "I am committed to...
12/05/2017
This supplemental finding addressed whether Complainant's rebuttal altered our finding in Sullivan v. City of Newport, PR 17-38. We found that the Complainant's suggestion that the City should have responded in a narrative manner was not governed by the APRA and that the City's failure to do so...
12/05/2017
The Complainant alleged that the KHA violated the OMA during its April 3, 2017 meeting when it improperly convened into executive session to discuss the proposed sale of property. Specifically, the Complainant alleged that the KHA property was not "publicly held" pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-...
12/05/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 2:15 PM, Troopers arrested David Gilbert, age 57, of 375 Cumberland Hill Road, Woonsocket, for: a Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Possession Schedule I-
12/04/2017
Two closure periods scheduled this month The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next set of closures of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in East Providence for this week. The closure affects...
12/04/2017
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. Timothy Carroll (age 19) 77 Scranton Avenue Warwick, RI K1-2017-0731A <...
12/04/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for August 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...
12/04/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 11:21 AM, Troopers arrested Jimmy Johnson, age 33, of 22 Harriet Street, Providence, RI for: a Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Felony Assault,...
12/04/2017
Monday, December 4 Position: Census Takers Recruitment Job Number: 772469 Employer: US Census Bureau Location: Providence, RI $21.25 to $24.25 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Composite Technician Job Number:...
12/12/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement today in response to Senate Republicans passage of the GOP-Trump Tax Bill: "The Republican-Trump Tax Bill is an unconscionable handout to millionaires and billionaires paid for by working families from cities and towns...