State Government Press Releases

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07/01/2014
Number of New Businesses Registering with the Secretary of State's Office Increases PROVIDENCE, RI -- The number of new business entities created in the second quarter of 2014 rose compared to the first quarter of 2014, as well as a year ago, according to data released today by the office of...
06/16/2014
Declaration of Candidacy Period Fast Approaching PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Islanders thinking of running for political office, and seeking to appear on this year's ballot must make it official by June 25th, 2014; candidates have from June 23, to June 25, 2014 to file a "declaration of candidacy"...
06/10/2014
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will hold a FREE Voter ID event ahead of the June 17th North Kingstown Bond Referendum Election. Polling places in North Kingstown will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please visit our online Voter Information Center at...
05/29/2014
Primary Voters Must Disaffiliate 90 Days Prior to the Primary PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Island Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has announced that Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 is the deadline for primary voters to disaffiliate. Any person intending to vote in a primary must be disaffiliated...
05/22/2014
Anyone Seeking Elected Office Must Register by Deadline to Run for Office PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has announced that Friday, May 23rd, 2014 is the last day to register to vote, in order to be an eligible candidate for elected office. Secretary of State A. Ralph...
05/12/2014
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The new exhibit at State Archives titled, Fun in Little Rhody, is a retrospective of recreational activities of residents and tourists from images of the holdings of the Rhode Island State Archives. Photographs and memorabilia from vacation destinations and activities...
05/01/2014
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis to Honor High School Seniors from Class of 2014 For Their Civic Service PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will honor students from all across Rhode Island with the 2014 Civic Leadership Award at a State House ceremony on Friday, May 9,...
04/11/2014
Secretary Mollis to Speak and Support RI Small Businesses at Expo PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will speak and meet with business owners and visitors at the 2014 Ocean State Small Business Expo on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at Twin River. "This is an important expo,...
04/10/2014
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has released the dates of upcoming VOTER ID events. This year, poll workers will ask voters to show a current and valid photo ID when they vote at their polling place. "Voter ID strengthens the public's faith in the integrity of our...
04/03/2014
Number of New Businesses Registering with the Secretary of State's Office Increases PROVIDENCE, RI -- The number of new business entities created in the first quarter of 2014 rose compared to a year ago, according to data released today by the office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis. ...