State Government Press Releases

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06/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Conimicut Point Beach and Oakland Beach, both located in Warwick, for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening the beaches when the water is again safe...
06/21/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his selections of Francis J. Quinn as the State of Rhode Island's first Debt Manager, and Tim Nguyen as the state pension system's Interim Chief Investment Officer. Quinn is a senior banker with more than 30 years of experience...
06/21/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today his office sent $2,442,794.84 to the State's Executive Office of Health and Human Services for the Medicaid budget as part of a settlement reached with Wyeth, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., to resolve allegations that Wyeth...
06/21/2016
Below please find a statement by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on the Governor's veto of H7537/S2540 which overwhelmingly passed the General Assembly and enjoyed broad support from law enforcement, victim advocacy groups, and civil rights professors and attorneys: "Whereas I respect the...
06/21/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today hosted an official swearing-in ceremony for Michael J. Feeney, the new Judge of the state Workers' Compensation Court. "Michael brings a wide range of legal qualifications to the Workers' Compensation Court," Raimondo said. "I am confident...
06/21/2016
Part of national campaign to curb impaired boating PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will join partners across the country this weekend for the annual Operation Dry Water campaign - a national crackdown on impaired boating. DEM's Division of Law...
06/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be working to improve pedestrian safety and mobility at the heavily traveled intersection of Francis Street and Memorial Boulevard in the City of Providence, with preliminary construction activities, such as the installation of temporary...
06/21/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding those looking to run for office in the State of Rhode Island that they must officially file a Declaration of Candidacy form on June 27, 28 or 29 in order to become eligible to appear on this year's ballot. Along with this year's...
06/21/2016
Warwick, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner joined with Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian to celebrate the opening of Ascensus College Savings' new Warwick office. The opening of the Warwick office brings 35 jobs to Rhode Island and will be used to administer Rhode...
06/21/2016
The Complainant alleged that the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation ("RICC") failed to comply with R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-3 (e) by failing to respond to a March 24, 2016 APRA request within ten (10) business days. Upon receipt of a records request, a public body is obligated to respond in some...