State Government Press Releases

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09/15/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Matthew Moniz (age 52) Barrington, RI P1-2020-2535A On September 9, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging...
09/15/2020
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov.
09/15/2020
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp....
09/14/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Channen Perry (age 43) Scranton, PA P1-2020-2420A On September 9, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging...
09/14/2020
The US Department of Agriculture recently warned there is a current text message scam targeting SNAP recipients. In its notification, USDA said, "Be aware of a scam using texting to obtain your personal information. The text might say you were chosen to receive food stamps or SNAP." Rhode...
09/14/2020
September 14, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CRANSTON, RI: The deadline for candidates to request a recount has been extended until 4:00 p.m. today. The Board expects to certify the Primary election results shortly after any required recounts are completed. Media Contact: Miguel...
09/14/2020
Rhode Island's comprehensive school testing program is now open and able to provide prompt results to any student, teacher, or staff member at any public or private Pre-K 12 school throughout the state who needs to be tested for COVID-19. A test can be scheduled seven days a week from 7:30 a.m.
09/13/2020
This weekend, Rhode Islanders received a national postcard from the United States Postal Service regarding voting by mail. Every state has different election laws and policies. Despite knowing this, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy made the unfortunate decision to send a single postcard to all...
09/11/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) are seeking commercial shellfishermen to participate in a quahog transplant next week. The clams harvested during the transplant will be used to enhance shellfish stocks in Rhode Island and provide...
09/11/2020
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2021 Revenue Assessment Report for July 2020. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...