State Government Press Releases

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06/06/2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrated Rhode Island for having immunization rates that are among the highest in the country for several vaccines in different age groups at their most recent National Immunization Conference. "Our tremendous immunization success is...
06/06/2018
PROVIDENCE RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea, is pleased to announce the latest exhibition opening June 7 at the Rhode Island State Archives: "The Gaspee Raiders: Pirates or Patriots." The exhibition highlights the pivotal role Rhode Islanders played in our nation's fight for independence.
06/06/2018
Northbound travelers should expect delays, consider alternate routes The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close multiple lanes of I-95 North tonight, Wednesday, June 6, to repair an area of settled pavement near the Park Avenue overpass in Cranston. Major...
06/06/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 1:49 PM, Troopers arrested Alex H. Lopez, age 36, of 459 Union Ave, Providence, RI, for: 1) Identity Fraud. The arrest was the result of an investigation at the Division of Motor Vehicles in Cranston. The subject was...
06/05/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is scheduled to implement an all-electronic tolling system for tractor-trailer-only tolling at two locations along I-95 in southern Rhode Island starting on June 11, 2018. The remaining tolling locations will come on...
06/05/2018
Amid reports at the national level and in Rhode Island of increases in Lyme disease diagnoses, state public health and environmental officials gathered on Tuesday to remind Rhode Islanders about the tick prevention measures that everyone should take when outdoors in the coming months. Between...
06/05/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue yesterday released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for April 2018. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...
06/05/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
06/04/2018
The Cranston City Council violated the OMA when it referred a resolution, namely "No Guns in Schools" to the Ordinance Committee, yet later in the meeting after the Complainant left the meeting decided not to forward this resolution to the Ordinance Committee.
06/04/2018
The Warwick School Committee violated the OMA when it discussed a non-noticed item in executive session. See Pontarelli v. Rhode Island Board Council on Elementary and Secondary Education et al., 151 A.3d 301 (R.I. 2016). More specifically, the School Committee discussed a recent Rhode Island...