State Government Press Releases

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02/04/2021
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced a new art exhibition on display at TF Green Airport's GREEN SPACE Gallery, which RISCA manages on behalf of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC). The new exhibition features works of art by Rhode Island artists Karen Drysdale...
02/04/2021
State's lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers and distributors remains ongoing PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has joined a coalition of attorneys general from 47 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories in a $573 million settlement with one of...
02/03/2021
Sentencing hearing on hate crime enhancement scheduled for February 9, 2021 PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that a Barrington man was found guilty in 6th Division District Court on misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges, stemming from a...
02/03/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is conducting an online survey to gather input on how the public uses and values state lands. Feedback from the survey will be used to shape the future of nature-based recreation in Rhode Island including fishing,...
02/02/2021
Today, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced the launch of a public awareness campaign urging Rhode Islanders to support all seven bond initiatives that will be on the ballot March 2, 2021. The Treasurer has been a strong proponent of using bonding measures to support economic recovery, and...
02/02/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that two Providence men were sentenced last week in Providence County Superior Court to serve a combined 16 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to their roles in a scheme to sell firearms to...
02/02/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov No Arrests to report.
02/01/2021
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2021 Cash Collections Report for December 2020. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued monthly, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to prior...
02/01/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Jose Aparicio Mendoza (age 32) Central Falls, RI P1-2021-0228A On January 27, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an...
02/01/2021
Main Camp at Burlingame Restricted to Tents-only PROVIDENCE To protect public health and help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has made several operational changes at Burlingame State Campground in Charlestown for the 2021 season. DEM's...