State Government Press Releases

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10/22/2019
The Complainant alleged that School Committee members discussed School Committee matters outside the public purview at some time prior to a public meeting. The School Committee submitted uncontroverted evidence in affidavit form that after being elected, the School Committee members did not...
10/22/2019
The Complainant alleged that the Police Department violated the APRA when it failed to respond to her September 18, 2018 APRA request. The Police Department represented that it inadvertently failed to request an extension pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-3(e) and conceded that it failed to...
10/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a temporary lane shift on Route 146 North at the Route 116/George Washington Highway interchange as part of a $14.5 million project to replace the structurally deficient Louisquisset Pike Bridge in Lincoln. It is scheduled to...
10/22/2019
The Complainant alleged that the School violated the OMA when it failed to post notice of a March 29, 2019 meeting on the Secretary of State's website. The School submitted undisputed evidence that the March 29, 2019 event was a public hearing for public comment pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 23-19....
10/22/2019
October 22, 2019 WARNING: DHS was notified today by a customer that he had received a telephone call from a person whose Caller ID number reflected the DHS toll free number (1-855-697-4347). The caller may have identified themselves as working for DHS, and attempted to obtain personal and...
10/22/2019
The Complainant alleged that the Police Department violated the APRA when it denied his multi-part request, which sought certain internal Police Department communications, as well as certain communications between the Police Department and various private entities and individuals. The Police...
10/22/2019
The Complainant alleged the Scituate Plan Commission ("Commission") failed to post meeting minutes for several meetings on the Secretary of State's website. The Commission acknowledged its failure to post meeting minutes for its December 18, 2018, January 15, 2019, February 19, 2019, March 19, 2019,
10/22/2019
The Complainant alleged that the Department of Public Safety ("DPS") and the Division of Motor Vehicles violated the Access to Public Records Act ("APRA") in responding to his APRA requests. The undisputed evidence indicated that the DPS withheld certain documents because disclosure could...
10/22/2019
Argues Separation of Powers violation opens door for inside dealing PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that she has filed a lawsuit seeking a declaration from the Superior Court that provisions of Article 15 of the FY20 Budget requiring legislative approval of marijuana...
10/21/2019
Ramp will remain closed until end of Route 6/10 Interchange project The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will close the Westminster Street on-ramp to Route 10 South in Providence effective Monday, November 4. The closure is necessary to...