State Government Press Releases

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01/02/2019
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
01/01/2019
As Prepared for Delivery Rhode Island State House Tuesday, January 1, 2019 My fellow Rhode Islanders, Speaker Mattiello, President Ruggerio, elected leaders, distinguished guests, my supportive and loving family: I am humbled that you've again placed your trust in me. Together we'll...
12/31/2018
The Complainant alleged that the SOS violated the APRA when it produced the requested state voter list but withheld the days and months of voters' dates of birth. We first found that R.I. Gen. Laws 17-6-5 does not require disclosure of the full dates of birth. We next weighed the public interest...
12/31/2018
Rite Aid has agreed to pay a $300,000 penalty for filling prescriptions at Rhode Island pharmacies of Schedule III Controlled Substances in excess of statutory maximums announced Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge...
12/31/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Raimondo issued the following statement on the death of former Providence Bishop Robert Mulvee: "Bishop Mulvee was an integral member of Rhode Island's faith community and a faithful leader of our local Catholic community. His loss will be felt by many. Andy and I...
12/28/2018
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay approximately $575 million to states to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws by (1) opening millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolling customers into online...
12/28/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - In an effort to ensure that the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census does not undercount segments of the Rhode Island population, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order establishing the Rhode Island Complete Count Committee. "We only get one shot at this, and it's...
12/27/2018
Complainant alleged that the SKSD violated the APRA when it withheld certain documents pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(M) and provided other documents with allegedly improper redactions. With respect to the withheld documents, the Complainant contended that the exemption contained at R.I....
12/27/2018
Governor will Appoint Manni as Superintendent of State Police, Nominate Coyne-Fague as Director of Corrections when Legislature Returns Next Week Pappas Named Director of Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her leadership...
12/27/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 1:31 PM, Troopers arrested Joshua Berryman, age 33, of 242 Burnside Avenue, Woonsocket, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Ability to Pay on the original charge of DUI-First Offense-