State Government Press Releases

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06/29/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the July schedule of events for the state's popular Great Outdoors Pursuit. The public events include guided hikes, an evening walking lecture, and lessons in firearms safety and archery. Events in July:
06/29/2017
In the latest effort to challenge attempts by the Trump Administration to ignore its legal duty to control emissions of methane from existing oil and gas operations, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and a coalition of 15 Attorneys General, the California Air Resources Board, and the City of...
06/29/2017
With passage last evening by both the House and the Senate, legislation (H5695/S0835) filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that creates the criminal offense of residential mortgage fraud now moves to the Governor's desk for signature. Residential mortgage fraud is when a...
06/29/2017
Part of national campaign to curb impaired boating PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will join partners across the country this weekend for the annual Operation Dry Water campaign a national crackdown on impaired boating. DEM's Division of Law...
06/29/2017
Position: HighTech Manufacturing Training http://www.dlt.ri.gov/realjobs/pdfs/IamMfg0617.pdf Employer: I am Manufacturing 2.0 Location: Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Call Center Reps...
06/28/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Troy Lake Simonds (age 28), of Westerly, was found guilty today of one count of assault with a dangerous weapon after a six-day, jury-waived trial presided over by Superior Court Justice Melanie Wilk Thunberg. During the course of the trial,...
06/28/2017
DHS Director Hawkins Receives Unanimous Senate Approval PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Senate unanimously approved Courtney E. Hawkins as Director for the Department of Human Services Tuesday afternoon. The native Rhode Islander and current Providence resident, started the role in an...
06/28/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Spouting Rock Beach in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria counts. The beach is also known as Bailey's Beach. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-...
06/28/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kent County YMCA Lower Pond for swimming because of high bacteria counts. The pond is located in Warwick. Oakland Beach in Warwick also remains closed. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by...
06/28/2017
SCITUATE, RI Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, today announced: The retirement of Rhode Island State Fire Marshal John Chartier, who is retiring as of June 30, 2017, after nine years as...