State Government Press Releases

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04/18/2017
Each April, Rhode Island Treasury plans and promotes a month-long program of activities and educational opportunities to help financially empower Rhode Island, including workshops on saving for college and how to find out if the state is holding your unclaimed property. "Our financial system is...
04/18/2017
As part of her continuing efforts to foster innovation and economic development opportunities, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the appointment of the state's first Cybersecurity Officer. Mike Steinmetz will serve as the Governor's principal policy advisor on cybersecurity and will be...
04/18/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced that the Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge that carries Route 5 (Providence Pike) over the Branch River in North Smithfield is scheduled to close for rehabilitation effective Monday, May 1. The bridge will be closed through July. ...
04/17/2017
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. Anthony Sanders (age 32) 298 Broadway Providence, RI P1-2017-0971AG
04/17/2017
PROVIDENCE -The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting several events in celebration of Earth Day to encourage families to get outdoors and explore Rhode Island. Opportunities include birdwatching, a visit to a trout hatchery, and cleanups at state beaches in South...
04/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has started a project to perform preventive maintenance on Providence area Interstate bridges. The work will be completed in phases, affecting three separate areas on I-195, I-95 and the Clifford Street Bridge over the next several months. ...
04/17/2017
Updated regulations intended to make the prescribing of opioids more judicious and safe in Rhode Island are now in effect, marking the implementation of a major component of the Strategic Plan developed by Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. "These...
04/14/2017
The Complainant alleged that various meetings were not posted on the Secretary of State's website, but the Complainant readily acknowledged he had no intention of attending all meetings except for a May 3, 2016 meeting. With respect to the May 3, 2016 meeting, the Complainant read a newspaper...
04/14/2017
Complainant alleged that the BOC violated the OMA when it failed to timely post its agenda for its September 15, 2016 meeting. While the Complainant attended the meeting, the evidence indicated that the late notice left the Complainant little time to arrange his schedule and that he missed a good...
04/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 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 percent hotel tax on a...