State Government Press Releases

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03/15/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
03/14/2018
The Coventry National Guard, located at 570 Read School House Road in Coventry, is required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Notice to its customers because the water system lost pressure. Customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption, including...
03/14/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will close the Bath Street East Bridge in Providence by the end of the day. The findings of a bridge inspection done earlier today found deterioration to such a degree that the bridge must be immediately closed to all traffic.
03/14/2018
Complainant alleged that a quorum of the Town Council regularly met outside of scheduled Town Council meetings regarding public business. Based on the corroborated affidavits, we found no credible evidence that a quorum of the Town Council had met outside of the public purview. Instead, it...
03/14/2018
The Warwick School Department ("School Department") did not violate the APRA when it failed to respond to the Complainant's October 9, 2017 APRA request that he transmitted by email. The evidence appeared uncontradicted that the School Department did not receive the Complainant's electronic APRA...
03/14/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin yesterday joined a coalition of Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief defending the constitutionality of Minnesota's anti-discrimination law. The brief was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in the case of Telescope Media Group...
03/14/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 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...
03/14/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin filed legislation this week to seek General Assembly approval to name the new Office of Attorney General Customer Service Center after former Attorney General Julius Michaelson. Michaelson was first elected as Attorney General in 1974 and served two terms...
03/15/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will close Blackstone Street between Allens Avenue and Eddy Street in Providence on Monday, March 26. The road will remain closed until late fall. The west side of Blackstone Street (closest to Eddy Street) will remain...
03/14/2018
Providence, R.I -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 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...