State Government Press Releases

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10/20/2017
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. John Baldayac (age 25) 40 Isa Street Providence, RI P1-2017-2988A ...
10/20/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today, in collaboration with the State Board of Elections, convened over 100 local elections and IT officials for a Cybersecurity Summit at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. The three-hour forum highlighted national conversations...
10/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined with a bipartisan group of attorneys general from across the country in letters to 15 health care companies that provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services encouraging the companies to implement programs to mitigate prescription opioid abuse.
10/19/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 12 states and the District of Columbia, in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to uphold a California ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition...
10/19/2017
A follow-up community meeting about the drinking water in the Oakland section of Burrillville will be held on Monday, October 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Burrillville Middle School auditorium. Burrillville Middle School is located at 2220 Bronco Hwy (Route 102), Burrillville, Rhode...
10/19/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent...
10/18/2017
Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it failed to respond to his APRA request. The uncontroverted evidence indicated that the City had timely requested an extension. Similar to Koutsogiane v. Cumberland Fire District, PR 16-40, while the Complainant had received the City's...
10/18/2017
Complainant alleged that the Committee improperly convened into executive session and failed to post notice for a City Council meeting. We found, consistent with our numerous prior findings, that the Committee's executive session interviews were permissible under R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-5(a)(1)....
10/18/2017
Delays likely for project to remove long-standing dip on ramp near hospital campus Heavy traffic and long delays are possible this coming weekend on I-195 West in Providence as part of a bridge repair project. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) advises...
10/18/2017
The City violated the APRA when it provided an estimate for search and retrieval that this Department determined was not reasonably calculated and violated the APRA. The City was directed to perform the search and retrieval and provide the responsive (but redacted where appropriate) documents...