State Government Press Releases

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10/25/2017
Rhode Island's pension fund continues to deliver strong investment performance, earning $74.3 million in the month of September 2017, and more than $872 million in the 12 months since Treasurer Magaziner announced his Back to Basics investment strategy. "I am committed to bringing growth and...
10/25/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2017. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
10/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bi-partisan effort by 25 states to protect students from predatory student loan servicers. In a letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos, the attorneys general urge the U.S. Department of Education to reject the campaign by student loan servicers and debt...
10/24/2017
WARWICK, R.I. Today, as part of the annual Operation Holiday Cheer initiative, Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee announced an ambitious goal to send over 500 care packages to service men and women who will be away from home this holiday season. Due to recent deployments of Rhode Island service...
10/25/2017
On Thursday October 26th at 5:30 p.m. Governor Raimondo, Treasurer Magaziner, and Education Commissioner Wagner will host the second in a series of public forums to discuss the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. You can join the conversation in person...
10/24/2017
Vendor also agrees to cover any FNS fines and will continue working at no cost to taxpayers through at least the end of FY18. CRANSTON, R.I. (October 24, 2017) After Deloitte disclosed to state leaders the latest system error in its RI Bridges software system, Governor Gina M. Raimondo...
10/23/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today Tony Gonzalez (age 29), of Providence, was found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of the January 22, 2012 first degree murder of 23-year-old Carl Cunningham. Gonzalez was also found guilty of assault with intent to commit murder,...
10/23/2017
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. Howard Watson (age 59) 50 Jefferson Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2017-2995AG</...
11/09/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo has secured commitments from Lifespan and CharterCare to work collaboratively with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training to place health care workers from Memorial Hospital into vacant jobs in their systems if the Pawtucket hospital closes. "If Memorial...
10/23/2017
WARWICK, R.I. On Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee will be joined by the Rhode Island National Guard and a host of corporate and community partners to launch the 15th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer at the Rhode Island National Guard Armory in Warwick. ...