State Government Press Releases

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11/24/2020
At 12:45 PM, Troopers arrested Douglas Sherman, age 40, of 37 Rolling Green Drive, Apartment L, Fall River, MA on an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for 1.) Obtaining Money-False Pretenses/Over $1500, 2.) Failure to Report Earnings/Over $500 and 3.) Employees Not Entitled to Compensation originating...
11/24/2020
Providence, RI - - Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Seth Klaiman will join his office as Chief of Staff, effective December 7th. "Seth Klaiman is a talented public servant with many years of experience working in Rhode Island government," said Treasurer...
11/24/2020
On November 24, 2020 at 12:27 AM, Troopers arrested Jeanlinser Nuesi Avelino, age 25, of 74 Rushmore Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island for an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant originating out of the Providence Police Department for 1.) Domestic Simple Assault and 2.) Domestic Malicious Mischief. The...
11/24/2020
**Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, District B Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5608 or rispdps@risp.gov ** On November 23, 2020, at 9:03 PM, Troopers arrested Justin Almeida, age 26, of 17 Paige Street, Coventry, Rhode Island for 1. Driving Under the Influence of an...
11/23/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Miguel Montero (age 39) Pawtucket, RI P1-2020-3378A On November 23, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an...
11/23/2020
The federal Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has recently provided States with guidance to continue giving Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits for October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. A student is eligible for P-EBT if: The student would be eligible for free or reduced-price meals if...
11/23/2020
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2021 Revenue Assessment Report for October 2020. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued monthly, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to...
11/23/2020
Today, Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement regarding the State of Rhode Island's borrowing capacity: "As the General Assembly prepares to pass a FY 2021 budget, this is a good time to remind all stakeholders of the most recent analysis of state borrowing capacity conducted by...
11/23/2020
Since March 2020, SNAP households that were not already receiving the maximum SNAP benefit amount for their household size received an increase to their benefits to bring them to the maximum amount. The federal government approved a similar increase for December 2020. On December 3rd,...
11/22/2020
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov At 10:30 AM, Troopers arrested Patrick Lengyel, age 39, of 5 Admirals Way, Chelsea, Massachusetts, for: Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for Possession of Child Pornography,...