State Government Press Releases

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04/22/2015
PROVIDENCE - On this 45th anniversary of Earth Day, the Department of Environmental Management is encouraging Rhode Islanders to mark the occasion by joining a local clean up, taking easy steps to improve the environment, or simply getting outdoors and enjoying nature in state parks and management...
04/22/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today a secret indictment was unsealed in Providence County Superior Court charging Bruce Moten (age 25), Tevin Briggs (age 21), and Antonio Fortes (age 25) for the October 22, 2014 shooting in Providence that resulted in the death of Terry...
04/22/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the availability of $525,000 in financial incentives for qualified municipalities seeking to reduce their energy consumption and costs through the installation of light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights and control technologies. The "Lead by Example"...
04/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –Governor Gina Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge Elozra and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit joined together today to celebrate Earth Day by awarding $3.3 million in grants that will improve water quality throughout Rhode Island. Rhode Island's Governor...
04/22/2015
Secretary of State of State Nellie M. Gorbea is warning Rhode Island business owners not to be misled by a deceptive letter that appears to come from an official government source. The letter is being mailed by an entity calling itself "Annual Business Services." Several businesses have...
04/22/2015
North Smithfield residents will vote in a Special Election this summer to fill a vacancy on that community's five-member Town Council. Candidates for the position must officially declare their intention of running for office on Thursday, April 23, or Friday, April 24, 2015. Secretary of State...
04/21/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Kent County Superior Court jury found John O'Clair, Sr. (age 41), Yvonne O'Clair (age 38), and John O'Clair, Jr. (age 20) guilty of possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of one to five kilograms of marijuana and conspiracy to...
04/21/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Priscilla Pascale (age 54), of Barrington, was charged with five counts of Medicaid fraud and five counts of conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud. Ms. Pascale is the owner and operator of St. Jude Home Care, located at 445 Reservoir Avenue,...
04/21/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "With competition from casinos in Massachusetts posing a real threat to an important source of revenue in Rhode Island, we need to examine ways to remain competitive. This is especially true since we have a $...
04/20/2015
Voters in Jamestown will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 28, for a Special Referendum Election to approve or reject the Town's purchase of a property located at 138 Narragansett Avenue. Tomorrow, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will host a voter outreach event in Jamestown aimed at...