State Government Press Releases

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10/30/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a North Providence man was sentenced on October 27, 2020 in Providence County Superior Court to serve 18 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after being found guilty of molesting a female victim under the age of 12...
10/30/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Tevin Armstead (age 22) Providence, RI P1-2020-3114A On October 28, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment...
10/30/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is informing Rhode Island voters that several communities will be providing extended early in-person voting hours this weekend. A full list of cities and towns with weekend early in-person hours is below. To date, more than 115,000 Rhode...
10/30/2020
Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Congressman David Cicilline and other state and local leaders gathered at Barrington Town Hall in Barrington today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a project that makes...
10/30/2020
October 29, 2020 Governor Gina Raimondo today announced a new $20 million relief program targeted specifically to the hotel, arts & tourism industries ("HArT"). The two-part program will provide direct support grants, as well as placemaking activity grants to eligible businesses. The...
10/29/2020
PROVIDENCE When a landlord enters the home a tenant has rented and, without a court order, starts removing furniture from the house, that may constitute an illegal eviction. When a landlord changes the locks, cuts off heat and electricity, or otherwise tries to strong-arm the tenant out of the...
10/28/2020
New data from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)'s Office of the State Medical Examiners (OSME) indicate a sharp increase in accidental drug overdose deaths during the first seven months of 2020. (It can take up to 90 days for the OSME to confirm a decedent's cause and manner of death.)
10/28/2020
Since March 2020, SNAP households that were not already receiving the maximum SNAP benefit amount for their household size received an increase to their benefits to bring them to the maximum amount. The federal government approved a similar increase for November 2020. On November 3rd,...
10/28/2020
Treasurer Magaziner's Back to Basics investment strategy continues to provide growth and stability for members of the Retirement System, with the pension system earning 7.24% during the 12-month period ending September 30, 2020, significantly outperforming the plan's benchmark return of 5.87% for...
10/27/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Lincoln man was sentenced in Kent County Superior Court and ordered to pay restitution after pleading to Medicaid fraud and related charges stemming from his falsifying timecards and bank records when he worked as a manager at a...