State Government Press Releases

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09/11/2019
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that "YOUR MONEY", a program which automatically reunites Rhode Islanders with their missing money, is mailing checks to more than 4,000 people; returning a total of $1.4 million back to its rightful owner. "We developed YOUR MONEY to make...
09/11/2019
With last night's aerial application to eliminate mosquitoes in parts of Westerly, Charlestown, and Hopkinton, state officials confirm that spraying has been completed in all four areas of the state that have been assessed to be at critical risk for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Officials...
09/11/2019
Far too many lives have been lost or devastated in Rhode Island as a result of the opioid crisis. We have not agreed to the proposed settlement framework with Purdue Pharma. Before we could responsibly reach any agreement, we would need much more information about the financial holdings of Purdue...
09/11/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 9:38 AM, Troopers arrested David Dambra, age 33, of 5 Jamie Drive, Johnston, RI for: 1) Extraditable Arrest Warrant for Violation of Probation on the original charge of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating...
09/13/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo was joined by members of the General Assembly and other state officials this morning to unveil a plaque listing the names of Rhode Islanders lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The commemoration ceremony took place adjacent to the 9/11 memorial ...
09/10/2019
With data from the latest round of trapping and testing, State confirms 5th positive finding of EEE and 2nd West Nile Virus detection. Both detections originated at Chapman Swamp in Westerly, which will be sprayed tonight along with parts of Hopkinton and Charlestown. Fog postponed the spraying...
09/10/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11 in honor of the lives lost as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. "On this anniversary we remember and...
09/10/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a traffic pattern change as part of a $11.3 million intersection safety improvement project on Diamond Hill Road (Route 114) in Cumberland. One element of the project includes roundabouts at the Route 114 interchange with I-295,...
09/10/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that $5 million in outdoor recreation matching grants is available to help local municipalities and Native American tribes acquire, develop, or renovate outdoor recreational facilities in their communities. The DEM...
09/10/2019
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 found guilty in a court of law. Tyrone Robinson, 19 Providence, RI P1-2019-5050AG On September 9, 2019,...