State Government Press Releases

Page 10 of 48
02/23/2015
During the summer of 1862, Rhode Island Governor William Sprague IV proposed the formation of a "colored regiment" to aid the Union's war effort. African Americans from across the northeast wrote to Governor Sprague offering to serve. The 14th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery was established the...
02/17/2015
Voters in Central Falls will participate in a citywide election this Thursday, February 19, and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea urges all eligible voters to get out and vote. Voters across the city will have the opportunity to choose between two candidates vying for the position of City...
02/03/2015
Voters in Central Falls' fifth City Council ward will participate in a non-partisan primary this Thursday, February 5, and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea urges all eligible voters to vote. "I am committed to ensuring that every Rhode Islander who is eligible to vote has every opportunity...
02/02/2015
Two Voter ID Card events scheduled for today in Central Falls have been cancelled. The events, scheduled to take place at 10AM at Wilfred Manor, 466 Hunt Street, and at 1:30PM at Progreso Latino, 626 Broad Street, will be rescheduled at a later date. For more information visit sos.ri.gov/...
01/28/2015
Voters in Central Falls will go to the polls in February to elect two new city council members. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is providing several opportunities for voters in that city who do not currently have a valid photo ID to obtain a FREE Voter ID Card provided by the Department of...
01/20/2015
"I was saddened to learn of Sister Ann Keefe's passing. Sister Ann was an inspiration to me. She was a community builder. A public servant and a leader who challenged us to care for others as our own. She contributed immensely to improving the lives of all Rhode Islanders. I am grateful for her...
07/23/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Secretary of State's office will provide free photo IDs to voters who need one in order to comply with the state's Voter ID law today from 10 a.m. to noon at Atria Lincoln Place, 612, George Washington Hwy, in Lincoln.
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/...