State Government Press Releases

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04/30/2020
Highway traffic should consider using I-295 and Route 146 to avoid congestion and delays The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will begin a series of eight periodic extended-weekend highway lane closures and local street closures on Friday, May 8 for work at the bridges...
04/29/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided updates on Rhode Island's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) today. Large events: While public health guidance around the exact number of people...
04/28/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided updates on Rhode Island's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) today. Healthcare: Yesterday the Governor signed an executive order to relax...
04/28/2020
The Complainant alleged that the CFDFC violated the APRA when it withheld from disclosure documents regarding the medical treatment of an inmate. The APRA permits nondisclosure of "[a]ll records relating to a *** doctor/patient relationship, including all medical information relating to an...
04/28/2020
The Complainant alleged the JCLS violated the APRA when it improperly withheld documents responsive to his request pursuant to Exemption (M) and when it misapplied the privacy balancing test. In responding to this complaint, JCLS presented undisputed evidence that it did not maintain documents...
04/28/2020
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha issued guidance today, reminding creditors, debt collectors and financial institutions that stimulus payments resulting from the federal government's Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act are exempt from seizure or garnishment by debt...
04/28/2020
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his Office has charged by Criminal Information former House District 68 representative-elect Laufton Ascencao with embezzlement of funds from the Rhode Island Chapter of the Sierra Club, as well as failing to report campaign expenditures on...
04/27/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided updates on Rhode Island's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) today. The Governor unveiled her framework for safely reopening Rhode Island's economy.
04/27/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources announced today that it is renewing an initiative to encourage solar projects located on brownfields. Brownfields former industrial or commercial sites where future use is affected by environmental contamination are often ideal...
04/27/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the Town of Westerly will begin aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands on Tuesday, April 28, weather permitting. Spraying will take place between 8:...