State Government Press Releases

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12/07/2018
The Complainant alleged that the Police Department violated the APRA when it withheld a requested arrest report pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 12-1-12 and R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(D)(c). We noted that a 1984 letter from then-Attorney General Dennis J. Roberts to then-Superintendent of the Rhode...
12/07/2018
The Providence Board of Licenses ("Board") sought an Open Meetings Act ("OMA") Advisory Opinion from this Department concerning whether the Board may meet in executive session for deliberation during or at the conclusion of the presentation of evidence in a show-cause hearing. We found no...
12/07/2018
The Middletown DHS regional family center has moved to 31 John Clarke Road, Middletown. The new site is located in the Child and Family building. That organization has a similar mission: that individuals and communities thrive when supported by strong families and that a community works best...
12/07/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are lifting the remaining blue-green algae advisories for bodies of water in Rhode Island. Recent visual surveys of locations under advisory found that there were no blooms of blue-...
12/07/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI This week, New American Leaders honored Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea with the 2018 New American Hero Award for her work in improving access to the ballot box. Each year the nonpartisan organization, which is focused on bringing New Americans into the political process,...
12/06/2018
Presentation Marks Last One of AG Kilmartin's Term Before more than 400 seniors in the Cranston High School East auditorium, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin gave the milestone 100th and his final "It Can Wait" presentation on the dangers of distracted driving. Launched in...
12/10/2018
Additional funds allow road improvements in Newport's North End to be done sooner The addition of $20 million in federal grant money secured by Senator Jack Reed will enable the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to accelerate work associated with the Pell Bridge...
12/06/2018
Actual lane split moving north; drivers will encounter split sooner The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced another traffic shift as part of the 6/10 Interchange Project - one that moves the actual split of Routes 6 and 10 approximately one-...
12/06/2018
Structurally deficient bridge was held up with "Lincoln Logs" The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today joined with Pawtucket officials to celebrate the early completion of the $9.3 million Pine Street Bridge replacement project, which wrapped approximately...
12/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health is alerting consumers that Tris Pharma, Inc. has voluntarily recalled three lots of Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, to the retail level. The recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher...