State Government Press Releases

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01/08/2018
Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti to officially begin work on the 6-10 Interchange. The 6-10 Interchange rebuild languished...
01/08/2018
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 12:00 AM, Troopers arrested Shawn Rogers, age 20, of 93 Hilltop Drive, Johnston, RI for: 1) Driving Under the Influence BAC-Unknown 2) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of...
01/08/2018
Monday, January 8 Position: Direct Support Job Fair Job Number: 785398 Employer: AccessPoint RI Location: Throughout RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Millstone Recruitment Job Number: 785563
01/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders to take precautions to stay healthy and safe when shoveling snow. Because shoveling can cause sudden increases in blood pressure and heart rate, it can causes heart attacks. Shoveling can also cause shoulder and back...
01/05/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee is calling on the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to recalculate National Grid's existing and proposed electricity rates to reflect the reduction of the federal corporate tax from 35 to 21 percent. Earlier this month, Massachusetts'...
01/05/2018
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. Alexander DeJesus (age 24) Pawtucket, RI P1-2017-3579AG The...
01/04/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement regarding the announcement by the Trump Administration to vastly expand offshore drilling in America, including off the East Coast: "This decision by the Administration is clearly driven by the oil and gas industry and it has...
01/03/2018
Rhode Island Prepares for Blizzard Conditions and Extreme Cold Weather For Use: Immediately Date: January 3, 2018 Re: Winter Storm The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Newport...
01/03/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for September 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...
01/03/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced today that the flu is "widespread" in Rhode Island, triggering the state's requirement for unvaccinated healthcare workers in hospitals and many other types of healthcare facilities to wear surgical masks. "The masking requirement is...