State Government Press Releases

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06/27/2017
In Moses Afonso Ryan, Ltd v. City of East Providence, we reviewed the Complainant's Access to Public Records Act ("APRA") complaint against the City of East Providence ("City") and concluded that the City violated the APRA when it improperly denied the Complainant's APRA request. See R.I. Gen....
06/27/2017
The Complainant alleged the Westerly School Committee ("School Committee") violated the OMA when the Chairman of the School Committee read a statement during the Public Comment section of one of its meeting, yet there was no item on the agenda indicating the statement would be read. Consistent...
06/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the upcoming closure of the Mussey Brook Bridge, which carries traffic on Route 126 (Old River Road) in Lincoln. The bridge is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, July 5 and will remain closed until the end of this year. The...
06/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced the next phase of work on the replacement of the structurally deficient Central Street Bridge, which carries local traffic on Route 5/Central Street over Route 146, close to the Massachusetts border in North Smithfield. This work...
06/27/2017
"Melissa Long is a devoted public servant who has decades of legal and administrative experience working to improve the lives of Rhode Islanders. I am grateful for her thoughtfulness and leadership as Deputy Secretary of State and know that our state will benefit from her temperament and deep...
06/27/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals recently pleaded to unemployment insurance benefit fraud totaling more than $26,000. To date this year, the Office has secured $ 492,096 in court-ordered restitution from those convicted of unemployment insurance fraud. "Time...
06/27/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2017 Revenue Assessment Report for May 2017. 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...
06/27/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that four small Rhode Island companies have been awarded Innovation Vouchers through the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. This program is intended to stimulate innovation, facilitate in-state partnerships, and give Rhode Island a competitive edge that...
06/26/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is joining leading HIV prevention organizations in Rhode Island in urging Rhode Islanders between 13 and 64 years of age to get tested at one of three free or low-cost HIV testing events on Tuesday June 27th, National HIV Testing Day. Everyone...
06/26/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced 121 mosquito samples from 27 traps set on Monday, June 12, 2017 and 81 samples from 27 traps set on Monday, June 19 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).