State Government Press Releases

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06/13/2018
On a cold February night in 2015, 29-year-old Kristen Coutu, who struggled with a substance use disorder, texted Aaron Andrade, who went by the street name "Lucky," looking for heroin. They agreed to meet in Cranston, where he sold her a $40 package of heroin. As Aaron Andrade rode off in his...
06/13/2018
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of attorneys general in filing an amicus brief that defends the constitutionality of a Massachusetts gun law preventing individuals from carrying a firearm in public unless they demonstrate an individualized need to do so.
06/13/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Providence County Superior Court jury yesterday found Reginald Eisom (age 24), of East Providence, guilty for his role in the October 23, 2015 robbery of the Capital Gold pawn shop on Smith Street in Providence. Eisom was convicted of one count...
06/13/2018
Pine Street Bridge Demolition Underway The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today updated its overnight highway closure schedule for demolition of the Pine Street Bridge in Pawtucket. The bridge is closed for four months while RIDOT completely replaces this...
06/13/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – Last night, the Senate passed two pieces of Lt. Governor Dan McKee's ratepayer protection legislation to expand low cost energy options for Rhode Island families and small businesses and improve the utility company's responsiveness to consumers. Senate Bill 2330, sponsored by...
06/13/2018
The Governor's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force announced today a local launch of a multi-channel, public prevention and education campaign called The Truth About Opioids. Using research partially conducted in Rhode Island, and created by Truth Initiative®, the campaign launched...
06/13/2018
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Beekeepers Association (RIBA) will be distributing queen honeybees to registered RI beekeepers tomorrow at Rhode Island College. Funding for the project comes from a grant that is providing queens of...
06/13/2018
Collaboration to develop next-generation creative talent and address transformation challenges of global organizations PROVIDENCE, RI - Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced a partnership with the Rhode Island School of...
06/13/2018
Lane splits start the week of June 25 for bridge replacement The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a new traffic pattern scheduled to go into place the week of June 25 that will feature a divided highway configuration on I-95 North and South near...
06/13/2018
PROVIDENCE – Giving their parents fits every step of the way, the three piping plover chicks that hatched in the parking lot of Roger Wheeler State Beach yesterday took an overnight, stop-and-start route that finally saw them climb a sand-covered, plywood ramp and skitter onto the beach at about...