State Government Press Releases

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07/15/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Woonsocket man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve five years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to drug trafficking and firearm charges stemming from an investigation by the...
07/15/2021
CRANSTON, R.I. - The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.9 percent in June, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. The June rate was down one-tenth of a percentage point from the revised May rate of 6.0 percent. Last year the rate was 10.9 percent in June.
07/15/2021
**Media Contact: Captain Ernest McKenney, District "B" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5615 or rispdps@risp.gov** 21RIK2-356-AR LOCATION: EAST GREENWICH At 11:10AM, Troopers arrested Luis Rosado, age 50, of 8 John Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island on a Providence Superior...
07/14/2021
Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5614 or rispdps@risp.gov At 11:48 AM, Troopers arrested Dusti Turner, age 32, of 2 George Street Apartment #304, Pawtucket, RI for: 1) Third Division District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to...
07/13/2021
"The Department of Environmental Management made the right decision in denying the permit application for the proposed medical waste treatment facility in West Warwick, and I am grateful for their close review of a proposal that would have impacted many Rhode Islanders. Several months ago, my...
07/13/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Hoffman in Kingston for swimming because bacteria have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH recommends no swimming at Camp Canonicus in Exeter because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review...
07/13/2021
"Today I echo the words of President Biden: "The power must always be with the people." Throughout my career I have worked to increase civic participation. As Rhode Island Secretary of State, I have enacted reforms and modernized elections to improve access to the ballot box for every eligible...
07/13/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has denied the permit application of Medrecycler-RI Inc. to build a medical waste-to-energy plant at 1600 Division Road in West Warwick. DEM cited the following factors in denying the application: ...
07/13/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Blackamore Pond, Spectacle Pond, and Upper J.L. Curran Reservoir in Cranston, and Mashapaug Pond in Providence, due to blue-green algae (or...
07/13/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island is the first state in the United States where all institutions of higher education, including public and private organizations, will require COVID-19 vaccinations for students returning to campus this fall. "I am proud that Rhode Island's institutions of higher...