State Government Press Releases

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05/12/2015
Rhode Island Efforts to Prevent Youth Access to Tobacco Products Subject of New Federal Study and Grant Award The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) announced today that it will receive approximately $468,000 of new federal funding to conduct an in-depth evaluation of policies and...
05/12/2015
Providence, Rhode Island - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will announce legislation to strengthen, clarify and increase the transparency of Rhode Island's lobbying laws at a press conference tomorrow. Secretary Gorbea will also announce the Department of State's action on the administrative...
05/12/2015
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition, entitled PERSONAL SPACE, will be held from May 13 through September 1, 2015 at GREEN SPACE, a gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick that presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island artists. ...
05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General filed a lawsuit in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Warwick Retirement Board for a willful or knowing violation of the Rhode Island Open Meetings Act (OMA) when the Board held a meeting on less than 48...
05/12/2015
After viewing all the evidence presented, this Department determined sufficient evidence to conclude that the Warwick Retirement Board knowingly or willfully violated the OMA when it posted notice and convened its March 4, 2015 meeting on less than forty-eight (48) hours notice and when it...
05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Orlando Luciano, 23, with a last known address of 104 Vandewater Street, Providence, pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm without a license and...
05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General filed a lawsuit in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Warwick Retirement Board for a willful or knowing violation of the Rhode Island Open Meetings Act (OMA) when the Board held a meeting on less than 48...
05/12/2015
Rhode Island to Receive $306,000 from the Settlements; Consumers Eligible for PaymentsAttorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that the Office of Attorney General reached settlements with Sprint Corporation ("Sprint") and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless ("Verizon"
05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General has reached a settlement agreement with the Manville Fire Department for violations of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failing to provide a timely response to an APRA request. Under the terms of the...
05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General has reached a settlement agreement with the Manville Fire Department for violations of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failing to provide a timely response to an APRA request. Under the terms of the...