State Government Press Releases

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09/23/2016
Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it redacted information in its response to his May 24, 2016 APRA request. Consistent with our prior finding in Higgins v. Lonsdale Fire District, PR 15-20, we found that the requested W2 forms of public employees were not public records...
09/23/2016
Position: 2nd or 3rd Shift Manufacturing Operator Job Number: 732066 Employer: Trico Specialty Films Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Sales Support Administrator Job Number: 732064<
09/22/2016
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and 35 other attorneys general today filed an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, over allegations that the companies engaged in a scheme to block generic competitors and cause...
09/22/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, along with Chief Sheriff David M. DeCesare, advise citizens to be aware of a telephone scam threatening arrest if a financial payment is not made. A...
09/22/2016
Below please find a statement by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on the passing of Henry Shelton: "Rhode Island has lost one of its greatest advocates for the poor and social justice. With the founding of the George Wiley Center, Henry Shelton set out to make an impact on his community by...
09/22/2016
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. John Festa (age 36) 2 Maple Stret Coventry, RI K1-2016-0517A The...
09/22/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Michelle Dickens (age 47), of North Kingstown, RI, pleaded nolo contendere on Tuesday before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for collecting more than $8,000 in unemployment...
09/22/2016
Position: Sales/Customer Service Essentials Training http://www.dlt.ri.gov/realjobs/pdfs/train/NRICareerAcademyFlyer0916.pdf Employer: Connecting for Children and Families Location: Woonsocket, RI --- (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) ...
09/21/2016
Providence, R.I. --The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2016 Special Report on Preliminary Revenues. This report provides a detailed look at FY 2016 preliminary revenues as provided in the Controller's Preliminary General Fund Revenue Report for FY 2016 and compares these...
09/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) received confirmation September 20 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Rhode Island in 2016. A 49-year-old Pawtucket resident was diagnosed with meningoencephalitis caused by WNV...