State Government Press Releases

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02/21/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in urging Congress to pass the Clarify Lawful Overseas Use of Data ("CLOUD") Act that would clarify when law enforcement can obtain email data stored on foreign servers. Attorney General Kilmartin was...
02/21/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will launch a new, fully online fishing and hunting license system that expands upon current web-based services on Thursday, March 1. Implementation of the new system is part of statewide efforts to improve customer...
02/21/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor McKee, joined by members of his Long Term Care Coordinating Council and Alzheimer's Executive Board, will announce new funding secured by the lieutenant governor's office and the Rhode Island chapter of the Alzheimer's Association to update the state's five-year plan...
02/21/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 7:09 AM, Troopers arrested Erik Perez, age 31, of 42 Huxley Avenue, Apartment 1, Providence, Rhode Island, for: Affidavit and Arrest Warrant, on the charge of Obstructing a Police Officer, originating out of the State...
02/20/2018
The Complainant alleged the Town of Westerly violated the APRA when it denied his request for "all public documents concerning the Master Agreement between the Town of Westerly, Rhode Island and Westerly Local #503, International Brotherhood of Police Officers July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019." The...
02/20/2018
The Complainant alleged the Coventry Planning Commission ("Commission") violated the OMA when a quorum of the Commission met and discussed public business during the recess of one of its open meetings. Following the recess, the Commission Chairman announced that the Commission reached an...
02/20/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of states in opposing an application by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to regain its status as a nationally-recognized accreditor, noting the accreditor's "extreme and far-reaching oversight failures" and...
02/20/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
02/19/2018
The Complainant alleged that the Mayor's Advisory Council was a "public body" under the OMA and was meeting outside of the public purview. Based on Solas v. Emergency Hiring Council, 774 A.2d 820 (R.I. 2001) and Pontarelli v. Rhode Island Board Council on Elementary and Secondary Education, 151 A....
02/19/2018
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. Nicholas Kettle (age 27) 45 Barbs Hill Road Coventry, RI P1-2018-0377A