State Government Press Releases

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08/24/2018
Immunization rates for teenagers in Rhode Island are among the highest in the country, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Immunization prevents disease," said Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director of the Rhode Island Department of...
08/24/2018
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Howard Smith (age 37) 248 Putnam Pike Johnston, RI P1-2018-2487A ...
08/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Raimondo and Lieutenant Governor McKee are calling on National Grid to return to ratepayers $7.9 million of over-collections made after Congress passed a massive corporate tax cut. After Congress passed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, National Grid's federal corporate tax...
08/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Raimondo and Lieutenant Governor McKee are calling on National Grid to return to ratepayers $7.9 million of over-collections made after Congress passed a massive corporate tax cut. After Congress passed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, National Grid's federal corporate tax...
08/23/2018
Investigation and Review Determined Actions by Officers were Justified In accordance with the Attorney General's Protocol Regarding Use of Deadly Force Incidents and Custodial Deaths, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today released the results of the investigation into the July 2,...
08/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee released the following statement today on reports indicating Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plans to allow federal funds to be used to arm teachers: "The idea of using federal money to arm teachers is reprehensible. It ignores the reality that improved...
08/23/2018
NEW SHOREHAM, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued the following statement today responding to reports that President Trump's Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is developing a plan to allow local school districts to use federal education funds to purchase firearms for educators: "The reported...
08/23/2018
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, as part of a bipartisan group of 52 state and territory attorneys general, called on Congress today to help end the opioid epidemic and close a loophole that allows those who traffic deadly fentanyl to stay a step ahead of law enforcement. In a...
08/23/2018
Doris Blanchard promoted to Assistant Director, Supply RI PROVIDENCE Today the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced the hire of Matthew Vargas as Vice President, Business Assistance. In this role, he will help lead and manage the Corporation's business consultancy services, providing...
08/23/2018
Rhode Island's pension fund continued to deliver strong performance under Treasurer Magaziner's Back to Basics investment strategy earning $125 million in July. That 1.51 percent return on the month finished ahead of the fund's benchmark which returned 1.31 percent. The positive performance was...