State Government Press Releases

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10/26/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has been awarded a $500,000 a federal research grant to lead a nation-wide study examining strategies to enhance salt marsh resilience against the effects of climate change. This two-year study...
10/26/2017
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Raymond Lisi (age 50) 993 Manton Avenue Providence, RI K1-2017-0648A
10/26/2017
CRANSTON, R.I. R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles Administrator Walter R. Craddock announced today that the temporary closure of the Division's Westerly branch will be extended through Thursday, Nov. 30. The DMV branch, located in Westerly Town Hall, at 45 Broad St., was forced to close in...
10/26/2017
Only one lane of traffic will be open from October 30 - November 10 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to pour a concrete crosswalk on North Main Street, just north of the intersection of Park Row, in the vicinity of the old State House in...
10/25/2017
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE: 24-hour closure starts Tuesday morning, October 31 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line. The...
10/25/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Rhode Island has been ranked third in the nation for energy efficiency programs and policy, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's (ACEEE) 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The annual ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard assesses state...
10/25/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today called the vote by the United States Senate repealing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Arbitration Rule shameful, effectively stripping consumer from their rights to file class-action lawsuits against financial institutions. On Tuesday, the...
10/25/2017
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin today commented on the decision by Rhode Island Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern finding David Allison (age 36), of Providence, RI, not guilty by reason of insanity for the September 1, 2015 murder of Elba Feliciano and the assault with intent to commit the...
10/25/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a $220 million multistate settlement with Deutsche Bank for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR. This is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on...
10/25/2017
Temporary closures now beginning on November 13 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced an updated schedule for temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and...