State Government Press Releases

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02/26/2015
ORA released the FY 2015 Monthly and YTD Cash Collections Report for January 2015. This report compares cash collections on a monthly and fiscal year-to-date basis in FY 2015 to cash collections on the same bases in FY 2014. This report is a complement to the monthly Revenue Assessment Report. ...
02/17/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Revenue Assessment Report for January 2015 today. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to expected general...
02/13/2015
Precautionary measures in place will help protect refunds and state dollars In response to reports last week of a surge in fraudulent refund activity in a number of states including issues involving TurboTax personal tax preparation software the Rhode Island Division of Taxation has begun...
02/04/2015
The Division of Taxation released its quarterly newsletter for taxpayers and preparers. The newsletter highlights what is new for the tax filing season including changes in the statewide property-tax relief program and corporate tax changes. Additionally, readers can learn more about the award...
02/04/2015
The Locally-Administered Pension and OPEB Study Commission released its report to the Governor and General Assembly leadership on January 9, 2015. The Division of Municipal Finance, in the Department of Revenue provided administrative and analytical support to the Commission. The report...
02/04/2015
Office of Revenue Analysis Released its State of Rhode Island Revenue Assessment Report. The monthly revenue assessment report compares adjusted revenues to the Office of Revenue Analysis' estimate of revenues based on the current fiscal year's enacted revenue estimates. The purpose of the...
08/31/2010
The Office of the Receiver for the City of Central Falls and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 94 Local 1627, representing 42 municipal employees, have agreed to changes in the collective bargaining agreement, achieving $159,000 in cost savings for...
08/06/2010
A reminder to the media and the public of the many upcoming changes at the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), as the agency gets set to move its headquarters to a new location in Cranston. DMV will permanently close the Rhode Island Mall branch location, with the last day of operations...
07/29/2010
In preparing for the move to the new headquarters in Cranston, the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has announced the Pawtucket DMV branch, located at 100 Main Street, will officially close to the public starting Thursday, August 19th. The new DMV headquarters, located at the Forand...
07/16/2010
The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will permanently close the Rhode Island Mall branch location, effective Saturday, August 7, 2010. To accommodate the closing, the Wakefield branch will expand operations to four days per week (Monday, Wednesday Friday) starting Wednesday, August 11, 2010.