State Government Press Releases

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07/06/2018
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07/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Peabody's Beach in Middletown and Camp Watmough (Holiday Acres Campground) Beach in Glocester for swimming, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Briar Point Beach in Coventry...
07/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the upcoming closure of the Simmonsville Bridge in Johnston, which will go into effect Monday, July 9. The bridge will be closed through November. It carries approximately 6,600 vehicles daily on Simmonsville Avenue...
07/05/2018
The Complainant alleged that the Fire District violated the OMA when two meetings occurred outside the public purview and when she was instructed that she "need not" attend a public meeting. With respect to the first alleged meeting, we found no violation because there was no evidence that any of...
07/05/2018
The Complainant alleged that the RIIL failed to respond to his requests for documents. The RIIL maintained that they are not a "public body" under the APRA. In determining whether the RIIL is a "public body" pursuant to the APRA, we found that the RIIL is not "acting on behalf of and/or in place of"
07/05/2018
The Complainant alleged that the Fire Department violated the APRA when it denied his request for documents on the grounds that they did not exist. The Complainant alleged that the documents did exist. We found that the Complainant's request unequivocally sought completed forms. Since no completed...
07/05/2018
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the OMA when it formed a stakeholder group that met or will meet outside the public purview. The uncontroverted evidence demonstrated that no meeting of the stakeholders group had occurred. Therefore, the OMA was not implicated. Furthermore, based on...
07/03/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Peabody's Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH also recommends reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick and Echo Lake Campground in Glocester, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels...
07/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a presidential proclamation [r20.rs6.net], Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on July 3, 2018. "We do not have to--and should not--accept frequent...
07/03/2018
Governor signs 183 bills, including legislation expanding access to contraceptive care Vetoes three laws PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo this evening signed and vetoed 188 bills. She vetoed three laws (five bills), including the so-called Peter Falk bill, a bill requiring sellers...