State Government Press Releases

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09/27/2016
Office of Innovation launches Rhode Island Open Textbook Initiative PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Responding to concerns college students have raised about the rising cost of textbooks being a barrier to a degree, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a new challenge today, led by the Governor's Office of...
09/27/2016
Position: Tax Preparers Job Number: 731340 Employer: Jackson Hewitt Location: Smithfield, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Line Cook Job Number: 731508 Employer: Gregg's Restaurant ...
09/27/2016
At 2:00 PM, Troopers arrested Austin Smith, age 20, of 727 Pendleton Hill Road, North Stonington, CT for Reckless Driving. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle accident on Route 95 on 9/25/16 and a subsequent barracks investigation by Troopers. The subject was misdemeanor released at Rhode...
09/26/2016
The GREEN SPACE Gallery at T.F. Green Airport is accepting art submissions for their 2017 exhibitions. The gallery program is a partnership between RISCA and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation that promotes outstanding work by artists living and working in Rhode Island. The spaces will present...
09/26/2016
While sitting at the kitchen table one morning in 2004, the Walsh family saw an ad in the newspaper announcing a contest, sponsored by Rhode Island Treasury's CollegeBound program, asking students to draw a picture about saving for college. Mackenzie Walsh, who was in first grade at the time,...
09/26/2016
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced 68 mosquito samples from 24 traps set on Monday, September 12, 2016 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Personal protection is the first line of...
09/26/2016
Position: Insurance Recruitment Job Number: 732300 Employer: Combined Insurance Location: Providence and Woonoscket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Gillette Stadium Recruitment Job Number: 732261<...
09/24/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was joined today by Governor Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Brigadier General Christopher P. Callahan, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard...
09/23/2016
The Cumberland Fire District did not violate the APRA as the evidence revealed that the Complainant's August 26, 2015 complaint raised no issue with the Fire District's exercising an extension to respond to the Complainant's APRA request. Rather, the APRA complaint simply contended that as of the...
09/23/2016
Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it redacted information in its response to his May 24, 2016 APRA request. Consistent with our prior finding in Higgins v. Lonsdale Fire District, PR 15-20, we found that the requested W2 forms of public employees were not public records...