State Government Press Releases

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07/14/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded the final passage of the federal Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) spearheaded by United States Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. The Act addresses the addiction crisis unfolding throughout the country through new programs to prevent and treat...
07/14/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, Senator Maryellen Goodwin, Representative Christopher Blazejewski, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence members and other advocates for survivors of domestic violence, today hosted a ceremonial...
07/14/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced pleas today against two individuals who committed unemployment insurance benefit fraud, with the court-ordered restitution in excess of $15,000. Deborah Moore (age 55), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior...
07/14/2016
Today, the Rhode Island Supreme Court affirmed Justice Daniel Procaccini's July 2015 decision granting Raymond "Beaver" Tempest's application for post-conviction relief. The Court upheld the decision overturning Tempest's conviction for the 1982 murder of Doreen Picard in Woonsocket. In 2004,
07/14/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on July 12, 2016, a Capitol Police Officer assigned to the Governor J. Joseph Garrahy Judicial Complex discovered an unresponsive male lying on a bench on the first floor...
07/14/2016
The Providence-Newport ferry service continues to prove popular with Rhode Islanders and visitors alike, and has sold more than 5,000 tickets in its first 12 days, providing passengers a unique and convenient transportation option to one of Rhode Island's most popular summer destinations. ...
07/14/2016
State funding for the arts contributes significantly to Rhode Island's economy and quality of life, according to the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) as it announced its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. Grant recipients in 2015 reported that over $134 million was...
07/14/2016
Position: CNA Recruitment Job Number: 728554 Employer: Lifetime Medical Services Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Accounts Receivable Coordinator Job Number: 728616 ...
07/13/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Todd Sullo (age 41), of Providence, waived indictment and pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Stephen P. Nugent to one count of second degree murder for the February 29, 2016 beating death of 51-year-old Mark Lussier. Under the...
07/13/2016
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. Kevin Jackson (age 58) 91 Jenkins Street Providence, RI P1-2016-2197A