State Government Press Releases

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10/03/2017
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his office's redemption from seven hedge funds has topped $500 million as the implementation the Treasurer's Back to Basics investment strategy reaches the one-year milestone. "My Back to Basics strategy is getting the pension system...
10/05/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today declared October as Manufacturing Month in the State of Rhode Island. Joined by Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen, Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner and other...
10/03/2017
Greencore USA is recalling egg salad sandwiches, ham salad sandwiches, and seafood stuffing because Listeria monocytogenes was found in environmental sampling conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). No finished products have been found to have Listeria present and no confirmed...
10/02/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is working with the Oakland Association water system in a section of Burrillville to ensure that consumers, as well as private well owners in the area, take specific health precautious after tests revealed a slightly elevated level of certain man-made...
10/02/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Araya Brinkley (age 54), of Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to the May 23, 2015 stabbing death of 41-year-old Troy Henderson of Providence. Brinkley changed his plea to guilty as the trial was set to...
10/05/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo traveled from Westerly to Woonsocket today with members of her Cabinet, holding a series of public events announcing new initiatives and highlighting progress that the state has made over the last 1,000 days. Governor Raimondo kicked off the morning...
10/02/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Marco Hernandez (age 23), of Providence, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini to life for the June 25, 2014 murder of 42-year-old Agustin Jaiman. Hernandez pleaded nolo contendere in July 17, 2017 to second degree...
10/02/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas last evening: "Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the hundreds of people that were killed or injured in the tragic events that unfolded last evening in Las Vegas. We...
10/02/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, 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 October 6, 2017 in honor of the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas. "...
10/02/2017
Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, with a bipartisan coalition of 39 Attorneys General and the National Association of Attorneys General, called on Congress to pass legislation that changes federal law to make treatment for drug addiction more affordable and accessible for Americans who...