State Government Press Releases

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05/14/2019
The nomination of Womazetta Jones, the current Director of Social Services in Ramsey County, Minnesota, drew praise for Jones from health and human services leaders in Rhode Island and Minnesota. Hear what they had to say: "Courageous leadership is a rarity at times. I can tell you that...
05/14/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, 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 Wednesday, May 15, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This day recognizes all law...
05/14/2019
Womazetta Jones to be formally introduced during press conference Wednesday PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced veteran social services leader Womazetta Jones as her nominee for Secretary of the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). Jones has...
05/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Andrew Soben (age 22, West Warwick) and Jake Cabral (age 22, Warwick) pleaded nolo contendere to charges yesterday and were sentenced to the ACI for their roles in the 2016 murder of Michael Rogers. Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini...
05/14/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today a new traffic pattern for Route 2 (South County Trail) in South County that features a center turning lane to improve safety and make it easier to make left turns into homes, businesses and side streets. The new traffic...
05/14/2019
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner recognized fifty-seven high school juniors from across the Ocean State with the Young Leader Award. The award is presented to high school juniors in the state of Rhode Island who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in math, economics, finance and...
05/14/2019
"Little Roady Shuttle" to aid research on autonomous vehicle technology Governor Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., along with state and local officials, today kicked off the Little Roady autonomous vehicle pilot...
05/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Paul Desjardins (age 30), of Woonsocket, pleaded guilty on May 8, to counts of second-degree child abuse, domestic simple assault, and violation of a no contact order. Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Desjardins to 10 years with one...
05/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Louis Pompeii (age 44), of North Providence, pleaded nolo contendere on May 9, to one count of domestic kidnapping. Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney III sentenced Pompeii to 10 years with four and a half years to serve at the ACI and the...
05/14/2019
Mystic, Connecticut: Following the success of the new EBT program announced by Mystic Aquarium and the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) earlier this year, the decision has been made to further expand the program for the remainder of the year. Rhode Island Electronic Benefit (EBT)...