State Government Press Releases

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04/20/2016
Providence, R.I. --The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for January 2016 today. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the...
04/20/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for January 2016. 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...
04/19/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced the first confirmed case of Zika virus in the state. The individual who tested positive, a male in his 60s, had recently traveled to Haiti, where there is active mosquito-borne transmission of Zika. "We have been closely monitoring...
04/19/2016
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04/19/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Juan Ranero (age 22), of 183 Clarence Street, Providence, pleaded guilty yesterday before Superior Court Justice William Carnes for his role in the May 14, 2014 drive-by shooting that killed Davon Taylor and injured Destiny Taylor. Under the...
04/18/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Daniel Tejeda (age 29), of Providence, was found guilty of first degree murder for the March 31, 2015 murder of Ashley Masi. The Superior Court jury returned the verdict after eight hours of deliberations following an eight-day trial presided...
04/18/2016
PROVIDENCE -The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it is hosting a series of fly-fishing clinics, beginning tomorrow. The sessions range from free, introductory classes for children to advanced instruction for experienced anglers. "Over the years, DEM has...
04/18/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) next week to promote boating education. As part of the "Spring Aboard" campaign, discounts will be offered on several safety courses...
04/15/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Senate Minority Leader Dennis L. Algiere and Representative Samuel A. Azzinaro, today recognized one of the first classes of Real Jobs Rhode Island graduates in a ceremony at the Jonnycake Center of Westerly. "We continue to focus...
04/15/2016
Position: Attorney Job Number: 724105 Employer: Rob Levine & Associates Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Marine Technician Job Number: 724486 Employer: RI Engine...