State Government Press Releases

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01/16/2022
At 6:00 PM, Troopers arrested Felipe L. Cruz, age 37, of 84 Montgomery Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island for 1.) Violation of a No Contact Order Second Offense, 2.) Violation of No Contact Order Second Offense, 3.) Obstructing an Officer, and 4.) Driving Without a License. The arrest was the...
01/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that Rhode Island has received an additional 400,000 COVID-19 at-home rapid tests, bringing the total to 500,000 for this week. "Our team is pursuing every possible avenue to secure more at-home rapid tests for Rhode Islanders," said Governor...
01/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and RIHousing announced today that the RentReliefRI program has reached an important milestone, having surpassed the $100 million mark in rental and utility assistance funds distributed to 13,761 renter households. The federally-funded RentReliefRI program...
01/14/2022
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major John M. Allen, Patrol Bureau Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5605 or rispdps@risp....
01/14/2022
At 8:44 PM, Troopers arrested Jose Mendez, age 35, of 172 Grosvenor Avenue, Apartment #2, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, for 1.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Cranston Police...
01/14/2022
At 6:17 PM, Troopers arrested Israel Castro, age 60, of 404 Second Avenue Apt. 301, Woonsocket, Rhode Island for 1) Driving Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs B.A.C. Unknown First Offense, 2) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test, and 3) Driving Without a License ...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI With a new calendar year and legislative session underway, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is continuing her commitment to transparency and accountability by providing the following reminders and updates for open government processes in Rhode Island. OPEN MEETINGS ...
01/13/2022
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today made the following statement on the departure of Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott as Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. "Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott has been an incredible leader in her role as Director of the Rhode Island Department...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today issued the following statement on the announcement by President Joe Biden that Rhode Island has secured and will receive FEMA emergency medical personnel to support hospital staffing needs. "We promised Rhode Islanders that we would pursue every...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today issued the following statement on the announcement by President Joe Biden that Rhode Island has secured and will receive FEMA emergency medical personnel to support hospital staffing needs. "We promised Rhode Islanders that we would pursue every...