State Government Press Releases

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02/01/2018
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 October 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...
02/01/2018
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, District A Commander, 401-444-1008 At 1:30 PM, Troopers arrested Michael A. Bresette, age 47, of 52 Tug Hollow Road, Richmond, RI, for: 1) Unlawful Appropriation 2) Obtaining Money Under False Pretense Over $1500. Arrest was the result of a...
01/31/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - As part of her FY19 budget, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced plans to invest in quality child care. Her budget proposal includes $1.5 million in that endeavor for infants and toddlers in home- and center-based settings. This proposal directly links rates for child care to the...
01/31/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today James Lombardi (age 33), of Cranston, waived indictment and pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice Luis Matos to the April 2017 murder of Krystal Boswell (age 29) of Fall River. Under the terms of the plea, Lombardi was sentenced to...
01/31/2018
State Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that the Rhode Island pension fund has co-filed a shareholder proposal at McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), one of the largest pharmaceutical distributors in the United States, requesting full disclosure of the pharmaceutical giant's direct and...
01/31/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- As part of her FY19 budget, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced plans to invest in quality child care. Her budget proposal includes $1.5 million in quality child care for infants and toddlers in home- and center-based settings. This proposal directly links rates for child care to...
01/31/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for December 2017 today. 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...
01/30/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is offering a free Boating Safety Challenge Exam at the Providence Boat Show which kicks off Friday at the Rhode Island Convention Center and runs through Sunday. The Exam, administered by the DEM Division of Law...
01/30/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, today provided an overview of the agency's work in the past year, including enhanced partnerships with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and...
01/30/2018
Closure Extension Due to Reported Sanitary Sewer Overflow from Sewage Transmission Line PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that conditionally-approved waters of Mount Hope Bay and the Kickemuit River will remain closed to shellfish harvesting...