State Government Press Releases

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05/03/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov At 3:03 PM, Troopers arrested Abel Pagan, age 32, of 18 Winthrop Avenue, Apt #3, Providence, RI for: 1) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost...
05/01/2021
Media Contact: Major Darnell S. Weaver, Uniform Bureau Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5605 or darnell.weaver@risp.gov At 10:40 PM, Troopers arrested Jeffrey Debritto, age 41, of 525 Hunt Street, Central Falls, RI for: 1) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for Domestic Cyberstalking...
05/07/2021
Today, the Rhode Island General Treasurer's Office released the following statement: "Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has been notified that he may have come in contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. The Treasurer has not tested positive and does not have...
04/30/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, joined by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, Senate Majority Whip Maryellen Goodwin and House Deputy Majority Whip Mia A. Ackerman, today signed into law the Maryellen Goodwin Colorectal Cancer Screening Act (S-383A, H-...
04/30/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are working with colleges and universities throughout Rhode Island to make COVID-19 vaccines as accessible as possible for all students, faculty, and staff before the spring semester ends. "Now that vaccine...
04/30/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Justin Chandler (age 20) East Providence, RI P1-2021-1222AG On April 26, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an...
04/30/2021
"I will not allow hospital ownership change without strong conditions that will ensure the continuity of healthcare services and operations of these hospitals." Today, this Office having concluded an exhaustive, year-long review of the proposed transaction in accordance with the...
04/30/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will mill and pave two section of I-95 in Richmond and Pawtucket next week to improve the riding surface following bridge construction projects. On Sunday, May 2 RIDOT will mill I-95 South followed by I-95 North on Monday, May 3 at the Baker...
04/30/2021
EAST GREENWICH, RI Governor Dan McKee was joined by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Major General Christopher Callahan and Director of Veterans Services Kasim Yarn to announce $50,000 in donations to the Rhode Island Military Family Relief Fund. The donations were the result of a fundraising campaign...
04/30/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will take the Union Village Railroad Bridge in North Smithfield down to one lane with alternating direction controlled by a temporary traffic signal on each side of the bridge starting on Friday night, May 14. The traffic change allows RIDOT to...