State Government Press Releases

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04/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo applauded the vote taken this evening by the Rhode Island Board of Education approving a new set of regulations to allow qualified public school students to pursue college-level coursework while they are still in high school. Approving these new...
04/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "I would love it if the PawSox stayed in Rhode Island, and the idea of a multi-use stadium in downtown Providence is exciting. But it's my job to look out for Rhode Island taxpayers, and I take that job very...
04/27/2015
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announces that Rhode Island companies that have received an SBIR/STTR Phase I award have the opportunity to apply for a matching grant of up to $45K from the Innovate RI Small Business Fund. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2015. To date, the...
04/27/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will testify this week before the House and Senate Finance Committees in support of his proposal to create a Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB). The initiative, which will put hundreds of Rhode Islanders back to work and make the state more...
04/27/2015
A total of four candidates have filed the required declaration of candidacy form with the North Smithfield board of canvassers as a first step towards appearing on the ballot in the Special Election for Town Council. The deadline for filing a declaration of candidacy form was this past Friday,...
04/27/2015
Freshwater Fishing Licenses Not Needed to Fish in RI Freshwaters During this Special Weekend; Anglers Can Catch a Golden Rainbow Trout and Win a Golden Trout Pin PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3 are free fishing days in...
04/27/2015
The Warwick Retirement Board violated the OMA when it held a meeting on less than forty-eight (48) hours notice, see R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-6(b), and when it discussed matters not appropriate for closed session in closed session at its March 18 meeting. See R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-5(7). Based on...
04/27/2015
Shellfishing Area Will Reopen at Sunrise on Saturday April 25, 2015 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Conditional Area A in upper Narragansett Bay will re-open to shellfishing beginning at sunrise Saturday April 25, two and one half days earlier than the...
04/27/2015
Position: Logistics/Conference Coordinator Job Number: 708813 Employer: American Mathematical Society Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Quality Assurance/Utilization Review Coordinator
04/25/2015
Media Contact: Corporal Philip D. Martin, Assistant Shift Supervisor. Rhode Island State Police Hope Valley Barracks. 444-1068 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that at 6:38 PM on April 24, 2015, members of...