State Government Press Releases

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03/01/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The State House Library on Feb. 28th had a full house of advocates, child care providers, parents and state Department of Human Servicers leadership to campaign for high quality child care and bring awareness to supporting bills from Representative Grace Diaz, D-Providence, and...
02/28/2018
Treasurer Magaziner has recommended, and the State Investment Commission has approved, a new socially responsible investment option -which excludes companies that manufacture firearms- for Rhode Island's 401(a) Defined Contribution plan. "We know that members are interested in having their...
02/28/2018
Measure to carry a penalty of life in prison Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined Speaker Nicholas Mattiello (D-District 15, Cranston) and Senator Hanna Gallo (D District 27, Cranston, West Warwick0 in announcing legislation (H7715/ S2279) that specifies drug-induced homicide as...
02/28/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today submitted formal comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management opposing the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program which would open up the North Atlantic Regional Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas exploration and...
02/28/2018
Rhode Island's pension fund continued to deliver strong performance in January, earning $254.8 million, and outperforming the plan's investment benchmark, as well as a standard 60% global equity / 40% fixed income benchmark. "Rhode Island's pension fund continues to grow stronger and healthier,
02/27/2018
PROVIDENCE Governor Gina M. Raimondo will join the Environment Council of Rhode Island and environmental leaders tomorrow at an event to voice her opposition to the Trump Administration's offshore drilling proposal. When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. Where: Governor's...
02/27/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Adrian Garcia (age 17), of Central Falls, pleaded nolo contendere today before Family Court Chief Judge Michael B. Forte to one count of carrying a firearm without a license for the September 28, 2017 shooting outside Garrahy Judicial...
02/27/2018
PROVIDENCE With almost two months left in the winter home heating season, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding Rhode Island residents that proper care and maintenance of their fuel oil tank, lines and furnace can reduce the chance of spilling oil and being...
02/27/2018
Recognizing the current disparity between purchasing hand guns and long guns, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his intent to file legislation that would make the requirements to purchase a long gun, which includes assault rifles, to be the same as the purchase of a handgun or...
02/27/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.