State Government Press Releases

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01/05/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee is calling on the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to recalculate National Grid's existing and proposed electricity rates to reflect the reduction of the federal corporate tax from 35 to 21 percent. Earlier this month, Massachusetts'...
01/05/2018
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Alexander DeJesus (age 24) Pawtucket, RI P1-2017-3579AG The...
01/04/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement regarding the announcement by the Trump Administration to vastly expand offshore drilling in America, including off the East Coast: "This decision by the Administration is clearly driven by the oil and gas industry and it has...
01/03/2018
Rhode Island Prepares for Blizzard Conditions and Extreme Cold Weather For Use: Immediately Date: January 3, 2018 Re: Winter Storm The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Newport...
01/03/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for September 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...
01/03/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced today that the flu is "widespread" in Rhode Island, triggering the state's requirement for unvaccinated healthcare workers in hospitals and many other types of healthcare facilities to wear surgical masks. "The masking requirement is...
01/03/2018
Governor Gina Raimondo has closed State offices and buildings Thursday, January 4, 2018 due to severe winter conditions. All Department of Human Services offices will be closed as a result. For additional winter storm updates, please continue to monitor the local news and Twitter accounts for...
01/03/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, 48 other state attorneys general, the District of Columbia, and more than 45 state mortgage regulators have reached a $45 million settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage Corporation. The settlement resolves allegations...
01/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced his plans to submit legislation that will improve the emergency preparation and response of utility companies operating in Rhode Island. McKee, who serves as Chair of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Advisory Council, modeled this...
01/03/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for November 2017. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...