State Government Press Releases

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10/19/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent...
10/18/2017
Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it failed to respond to his APRA request. The uncontroverted evidence indicated that the City had timely requested an extension. Similar to Koutsogiane v. Cumberland Fire District, PR 16-40, while the Complainant had received the City's...
10/18/2017
Complainant alleged that the Committee improperly convened into executive session and failed to post notice for a City Council meeting. We found, consistent with our numerous prior findings, that the Committee's executive session interviews were permissible under R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-5(a)(1)....
10/18/2017
Delays likely for project to remove long-standing dip on ramp near hospital campus Heavy traffic and long delays are possible this coming weekend on I-195 West in Providence as part of a bridge repair project. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) advises...
10/18/2017
The City violated the APRA when it provided an estimate for search and retrieval that this Department determined was not reasonably calculated and violated the APRA. The City was directed to perform the search and retrieval and provide the responsive (but redacted where appropriate) documents...
10/18/2017
Sends Nomination of Michael McNally for Senate Confirmation to Fill Seat Vacated by Joseph Azrack PROVIDENCE, R.I Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that she has named Robert C. Davis of South Kingstown as Chair of the 195 Commission. This comes as Joseph F. Azrack announced his...
10/18/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee issued the following statement on the announcement of the Memorial Hospital closure: "As a former municipal leader, I know how important health services are to the wellbeing of a community. Just as I have on many issues that impact our...
10/17/2017
The 15-story building will consist of 202 residential units and 10,000 SF of retail space PROVIDENCE October 17, 2017 Governor Gina Raimondo, Mayor Jorge Elorza, Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor and other leaders today completed the pouring of the last of the concrete that...
10/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Carlos Vincente (age 28), of Providence, waived criminal information and pleaded nolo contendere on Wednesday October 11, 2017 before Superior Court Judge Luis M. Matos to possession of a firearm after a conviction for a crime of violence and...
10/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of states in suing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for refusing to enforce the Gainful Employment Rule, a federal regulation designed to protect students from predatory for-profit schools. "The U.S....