State Government Press Releases

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03/18/2020
The Complainant alleged that the Board violated the OMA when it discussed his job performance during executive session at its April 9, 2019 meeting without prior notification to him pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-5(a)(1). It was undisputed that the Board did not provide the requisite notice to...
03/18/2020
The Complainant alleged that the Fire District failed to post meeting notices that included the date the notice was posted for three meetings, and untimely filed meeting minutes for one meeting. The Fire District did not contest these allegations and we found that these actions violated the OMA....
03/18/2020
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp....
03/19/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift all lanes on I-95 South at the Exit 6A (Hopkins Hill Road) interchange in West Greenwich to the left at 9 p.m. on Friday night, March 20. Currently, all lanes are shifted to the right. The traffic pattern change allows RIDOT to...
03/17/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH today announced that several local and national organizations are offering free services to Rhode Islanders during the coronavirus public health crisis. The Rhode Island Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island...
03/17/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. -- DMV satellite offices in Middletown, Wakefield, Warren, Westerly and Woonsocket are closed through at least Friday, March 20. All licensing road tests are cancelled for this week. The Cranston DMV has halted services for personal driver licenses, state IDs, and registration...
03/17/2020
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced measures he is taking to ensure that all Rhode Island Treasury departments remain open and operational, while taking commonsense precautions to contain the spread of COVID-19. "My team and I remain focused on ensuring safe and...
03/17/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close the Gleaner Chapel Bridge, which carries Gleaner Chapel Road over Route 6 between Hartford Pike (Route 101) and Danielson Pike in Scituate, on Monday, March 30 for 75 days as part of a bridge preservation project. The...
03/17/2020
While measures are being put in place to protect the health and safety of the public, the Office of the Attorney General remains committed to ensuring that the public will have access to the resources and help they need. "A central part of our mission is and remains public safety," said...
03/16/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH today announced that customer-facing services at the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), Department of Labor and Training (DLT), and HealthSource RI will be moving to online and telephone-only services...