Representative Patricia Serpa is the House new chair Committee on Oversight.
She said it was important to her that her first hearing as chairwoman was about the refund delays. In the hearing, she included acting tax administrator Neena Savage and director of Revenue Department Rob Hull. Tens of thousands of people are still waiting for their state tax refunds and the House Committee on Oversight is now looking into the issue.
State officials have begun a formal review of whether to release most of the materials generated during the 38 Studios criminal investigation under the state’s openrecords law. PROVIDENCE -State officials have begun a formal review of whether to release most of the materials generated during the 38 Studios criminal investigation under the state’s openrecords law.
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Citing high public interest in the failed ‘video game’ deal, the Rhode Island State Police is waiving a mainverbmainverb510 to look through the documents. In an email, Assistant Attorney General Michael Field emphasizedthat paying the fee does not mean the records should be released.
Only authorizes this Department to conduct its search and retrieval to determine whether the responsive documents are public records, he went on to say that payment does not guarantee that the records you have requested constitute public records. Kilmartinand State Police Col. Steven O’Donnell announced last month that no criminal charges wouldbe filed after their four year 38 Studios investigation. Kilmartin also said he wants all the information generated during the investigation -including more than 100 witness interviews and thousands of pages of documents -to remain sealed from the public.
The courts, though the attorney general would be asked if he thinks the material can be unsealed, kuckes said it ain’t Kilmartin that could authorize the release.
She said among the reasons the law keeps grand jury matters secret is to ensure witnesses should be willing to come forward. Mike Stanton, a University of Connecticut journalism professor and former Providence Journal investigative reporter, said there was examples where the public interest has outweighed the need for secrecy after an investigation is done.
FBI warns of possible state electionsystem hacks The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states. In a confidential flash alert from. Here is Southwest’s objection to 38 Studios settlement with Wells Fargo and Barclays.
Description of truck that tipped says it does not come with or require outriggers to stabilize.
Sakonnet River bridge in Tiverton. All traffic closed on bridge. This is truck type that tipped over on the Sakonnet Bridge http.
As indicated by police, sakonnet River Bridge traffic standstill for a couple more hours.