State Government Press Releases

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02/12/2016
CRANSTON, R.I. -- The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles wants to remind Rhode Islanders that the agency's offices will be open Monday, February 15 -- Presidents' Day. The division's main office in Cranston, as well as branch offices in Middletown, Wakefield and Woonsocket, will conduct...
02/12/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern sentenced Jose Colon (age 42), formerly of Central Falls, to 50 years with 35 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for first degree child molestation. In addition, Justice Stern...
02/12/2016
Contact: Lieutenant Colonel Kevin M. Barry, Commanding Officer, Rhode Island Department of Public Safety Telephone: (401) 444-1003 On Monday, February 15th at 11:00 a.m. members of the media are invited to attend the opening of the 2016 Rhode Island State Police Recruit Training Academy. ...
02/12/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Business was brisk at hotels around Rhode Island in November, leading to "strong growth" in state tax revenues for the month, according to a report released today by the Rhode Island Department of Revenue. "State hotel tax revenues posted strong growth year-over-year in...
02/12/2016
Event: Careers in Insurance - Training Opportunity Information Session Date and Time: Monday, February 15, 1 PM to 4 PM Location: Providence netWORKri Career Center, One Reservoir Ave. in Providence Description: The insurance industry provides...
02/12/2016
Position: Business Process Analyst Job Number: 721075 Employer: Hope Global Location: Cumberland, RI $85,000 to $90,000 per year (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Community Health Coach Job Number: 721528 Employer: City...
02/11/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for November 2015 today. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the...
02/11/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 2015. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0...
02/11/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. (MoneyGram) resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used MoneyGram's wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes...
02/11/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is currently monitoring the risk for very cold temperatures expected to impact Southern New England this weekend. Rhode Islanders are urged to prepare now as arctic air will overspread Rhode Island beginning Saturday, February 13,...