State Government Press Releases

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06/19/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - A day after signing legislation to protect Rhode Island's Dreamers, Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued a declarative statement this morning saying that Rhode Island will not send the Rhode Island National Guard to the southern border to support the Trump Administration's policy of...
06/19/2018
Closure to take place from June 29 - July 1 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a temporary weekend closure of Route 146 North and then Route 146 South, between the Route 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit and the Pound Hill Road exit in North...
06/19/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - At a State House ceremony this evening, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed into law H 7982 Sub B and S 2678 Sub A, legislation that protects Rhode Island Dreamers' ability to obtain drivers licenses. Rhode Island Dreamers with current or past DACA status will now be able to...
06/15/2018
The Complainant alleged the Exeter Town Council ("Town Council") violated the OMA when its agenda did not sufficiently inform the public of the nature of the business to be discussed. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-6(b). Based on our review of the agenda and the open session minutes, we found...
06/15/2018
The Town of Exeter ("Town") did not violate the APRA when the evidence revealed that the Complainant's APRA request was made to a member of a public body. The request was personally directed to a Town Council member. The Councilor by himself is not a public body. As such, the Complainant's APRA...
06/15/2018
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. Abdeladim Elkhattabi (age 39) 7 Wenscott Lane North Providence, R.I.
06/15/2018
Monday, June 18 Position: Commercial Fishing Apprenticeship https://cfcri.org/apprenticeship-program Employer: Commercial Fisheries Center of RI Location: Wakefield, RI $1,000 Stipend upon completion (as seen on Channel 12) ...
06/15/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that improvements to freshwater boat ramps at Watchaug Pond in Charlestown and Indian Lake in South Kingstown are complete. Construction on the projects began on April 16 with work wrapping up in time for Father's...
06/15/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Kellogg Company today announced it is voluntarily recalling 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg's® Honey Smacks® cereal (with code dates listed below) because these products have the potential presence of Salmonella. No...
06/14/2018
The complainant alleged that the Board of Elections filed its official/approved minutes on the Secretary of State's website in an untimely manner for fourteen meetings. Several of these meetings were cancelled or did not constitute meetings. In addition, for nine of these meetings, the...