State Government Press Releases

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09/02/2020
The Rhode Island pension fund returned 3.21% in July, earning more than $272 million from investments, as Treasurer Magaziner's Back to Basics investment strategy continues to provide growth and stability for members of the Retirement System. Over the 12-month period ending July 31, 2020, the...
09/02/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that an employee of the vendor that runs Burlingame State Campground in Charlestown has tested positive for the coronavirus. The employee is part of a three-person team that cleans restrooms at the...
09/01/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Cumberland woman pleaded yesterday in Providence County Superior Court to striking and seriously injuring a AAA tow truck operator in 2019 and then fleeing the scene. The incident occurred on Diamond Hill Road in Woonsocket. ...
09/01/2020
Use of EV charging stations offered at no cost during pilot program The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is providing free access to electric vehicle chargers at two of its Park & Ride commuter lots as part of a pilot program to encourage and support the...
09/01/2020
Office Activity Update - August 27, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee, in conjunction with Senator Sandra Cano, Oscar Mejias of the Rhode Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, recently held a virtual meeting with the Governor of Boyca Colombia and other government...
08/31/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Israel Gonzalez (age 48) Providence, RI P1-2020-2226A On August 26, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Israel...
08/31/2020
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner is hosting a virtual meeting of the Financial Empowerment Roundtable on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). The Rhode Island Financial Empowerment Roundtable, which was launched by Treasurer Magaziner in 2017, regularly brings together...
08/31/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is confirming that a 14-year-old boy who was fishing with his father and brother drowned yesterday after slipping on the rocks and falling into the water at Beavertail State Park in Jamestown. The victim is Daniel Carrascoza of...
08/31/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today are confirming this year's first positive detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a mammal. DEM's Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) responded to a report of a...
08/28/2020
"I am disappointed and very concerned by the Office of Health Commissioner's approval today of health insurance rate increases in the individual market for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. We consider the rate increases approved by the Office of...