State Government Press Releases

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07/12/2013
PROVIDENCE, RI -- While the number of new business entities created in April through June grew only modestly compared to a year ago, it was still the best second quarter since the economic downturn began in 2008, according to data released today by Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis. Some 1,909...
06/28/2013
PROVIDENCE, RI – Prompted by a third wave of direct mail solicitations targeting Rhode Island businesses, Secretary of State of State A. Ralph Mollis is once again reminding companies to be wary of notices from "Rhode Island Corporate Compliance (RICC)." The official-looking letter cites a...
06/26/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis invites the public to mark the 350th anniversary of the document that gave Rhode Island religious liberty and coined the phrase "lively experiment" by visiting a free exhibit at the State Archives in July. <a href="http://sos.ri.gov/...
06/21/2013
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The public is invited to enjoy a host of festivities in Providence Saturday to mark the 350th anniversary of Rhode Island's Royal Charter of 1663. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. at the...
06/11/2013
***Media Coverage Requested*** WHAT: Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will join Cox Communications to honor eight Rhode Island high school seniors during its 2013 Cox Scholarship Ceremony June 12. The scholarship ceremony will be hosted by Cox Communications Senior Vice President and General...
06/07/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island is one of only nine states to have gotten a perfect score in a study by the Pew Charitable Trusts. "Online Lookup Tools For Voters 2012" reviewed state elections-related web sites in five critical areas: finding your polling location, reviewing a sample ballot,...
06/06/2013
Legislation from Secretary of State Mollis That Protects Voters Becomes Law PROVIDENCE, RI -- Legislation from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis ensuring that voters who are in line when their polling place closes will be allowed to cast ballots becomes law. <a href="http://webserver.rilin....
05/30/2013
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Office of Secretary of State and the Providence Board of Canvassers will be registering voters at the Providence Career and Technical Academy, 41 Fricker St., Sat., June 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drive will take place as part of "...
05/29/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding thousands of local nonprofit corporations that state law requires them to file annual reports with his office in the month of June. More than 7,900 nonprofits ranging from charities to hospitals to housing developers are...
05/13/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is urging students and staff at Burrillville High School to register to vote when his office visits the Broncos Wed., May 15, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. "Young people who register to vote are more likely to become engaged and effective...