State Government Press Releases

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05/03/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today a Providence County Superior Court Jury found Jonathan Phillips (age 35), of Hampton Bays, NY, guilty on 10 counts of first degree child molestation, four counts of second degree child molestation, and one count of second degree child abuse.
05/03/2018
Acquisition will enhance recreational opportunities in Northern Rhode Island. The sellers the Britton Family 'are pleased to return the land to its natural state for all to appreciate' PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces the permanent...
05/03/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a West Warwick resident on charges of driving under the influence with a 20-month-old baby in the car. The driver's blood-alcohol level was nearly...
05/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Earlier today, Chief Executive released its 2018 "Best States/Worst States for Business" rankings, and Rhode Island saw the biggest gain of any state in the country, up ten spots in the past year alone (from 42 to 32). "Rhode Island is on the move. Dozens of businesses are...
05/02/2018
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner is leading investors in demanding answers from the nation's largest student loan servicer about its role in the growing national student debt crisis after Navient unsuccessfully attempted to blocked shareholders from voting on his proposal by appealing...
05/02/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Revenue Office of Revenue Analysis this week published its biennial examination of the State of Rhode Island's tax expenditures. The Tax Expenditure Report project is part of the State's continuing efforts to provide the citizens of Rhode...
05/01/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, are Free Fishing Days in Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders and visitors alike can fish in the state's freshwaters on both days for all species of freshwater fish, without a...
05/01/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is advising the public to refrain from contact recreation in the Pawtuxet River. In an abundance of caution, officials recommend washing your hands before eating or drinking if there was contact with the Pawtuxet...
05/01/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI In a letter sent to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced his intention to intervene in PUC Docket 4808 to ensure millions of dollars in utility tax windfall are redistributed to Rhode Island consumers. McKee's announcement is the latest...
05/01/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia in suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to preserve the greenhouse gas emission standards currently in place for model year 2022-2025 vehicles. The standards save drivers money at...