State Government Press Releases

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12/06/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff until sunset on December 7, in honor of the lives lost and forever changed on December 7, 1941. "Today we honor the more than 2,400...
12/06/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Island's pension fund has earned 14.1 percent over the past year after posting more than $108 million in investment gains in the month of October 2017 announced General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today at a meeting of the State Investment Commission. "I am committed to...
12/06/2017
New unemployment rate brings RI employers $10 million more in tax relief in 2018. Employee contribution rate to TDI fund drops to lowest rate in 20+ years. CRANSTON, RI The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced next year's benefit levels and rates for the two...
12/06/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training will lower unemployment insurance tax rates again next year, saving Rhode Island employers an additional $10 million. This is the second consecutive year unemployment insurance rates...
12/06/2017
Virus found in Watchaug Pond in Charlestown PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising anglers of steps they can take to minimize the spread of Largemouth Bass Virus (LMBV). The advisory comes in the wake of confirmation that largemouth bass sampled...
12/06/2017
Providence, R.I. --The Rhode Island Department of Revenue on Dec. 5 released its FY 2018 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for July 2017. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
12/06/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner is bringing municipal credit analysts from each of the nation's major credit rating agencies to assist municipal officials in learning how ratings agencies evaluate financial health for cities and towns. "I am committed to...
12/05/2017
This supplemental finding addressed whether Complainant's rebuttal altered our finding in Sullivan v. City of Newport, PR 17-38. We found that the Complainant's suggestion that the City should have responded in a narrative manner was not governed by the APRA and that the City's failure to do so...
12/05/2017
The Complainant alleged that the KHA violated the OMA during its April 3, 2017 meeting when it improperly convened into executive session to discuss the proposed sale of property. Specifically, the Complainant alleged that the KHA property was not "publicly held" pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-...
12/05/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 2:15 PM, Troopers arrested David Gilbert, age 57, of 375 Cumberland Hill Road, Woonsocket, for: a Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Possession Schedule I-