State Government Press Releases

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06/30/2011
PROVIDENCE, RI - The state House of Representatives today approved legislation from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis that will require voters to show ID at the polls beginning in 2012. The House passed both S 400 and H 5680 by wide margins. "We thank the legislature for voting to ensure the...
06/29/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Get up to nine hours of free business consulting in July at four free workshops from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis and the R.I. Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC). “If you are a small business owner or an entrepreneur, I encourage you to take advantage of this...
06/29/2011
PROVIDENCE, RI – A key Senate committee is set to vote this Thursday on legislation from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis that would improve State House lobbying reporting. Just hours before the full House of Representatives approved the its version of the bill 70-0 last Tuesday, the Senate...
06/28/2011
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The General Assembly passes legislation from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis that would move Rhode Island's 2012 presidential primary from March 6 to April 24. The bill now goes to Gov. Chafee for consideration. The change would create a regional primary that would see...
06/24/2011
PROVIDENCE, RI – The state House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this Tuesday on legislation from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis that would improve State House lobbying reporting. Introduced by state Rep. Deborah Ruggiero and co-sponsored by state Representatives Joseph McNamara,...
06/21/2011
PROVIDENCE, RI – The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on legislation from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis that would improve State House lobbying reporting. Introduced by state Rep. Deborah Ruggiero and co-sponsored by state Representatives Joseph McNamara, Ray...
06/10/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) are offering small businesses two more chances in June to get help improving their bottom lines. “This workshop can be a tremendous resource for start-ups or companies dreaming...
06/07/2011
PROVIDENCE, RI – Fifth-graders from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Providence were treated to a backstage tour of the State House that included a private visit with Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis. His office will take thousands of youngsters through the State House...
06/06/2011
PROVIDENCE, RI -- This Wednesday, the state House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on legislation from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis that would change Rhode Island's presidential primary calendar in order to ensure that military voters and others living overseas get their ballots faster.
05/27/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is urging Scituate High School students to register to vote during a drive at school Fri., June 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. “People who register to vote are more likely to become engaged and effective citizens of...