State Government Press Releases

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07/20/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Larkin's Pond Beach in West Kingston for swimming, and reopening Kent County YMCA Lower Pond in North Kingstown. Kent County YMCA Lower Pond had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended,...
07/20/2017
Providence, R.I -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for February 2017. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
07/20/2017
There are 500 Fewer Unemployed RI Veterans Now Than a Year Ago CRANSTON, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo today hailed a US Department of Labor (USDOL) report showing that the unemployment rate among Rhode Island veterans fell by 1.7 percent over the last year, tying Rhode...
07/20/2017
Position: Lawn Mower Service Tech Job Number: 755787 Employer: Allen's Seed Store Location: Coventry, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Production Mechanic Job Number: 755608 Employer: Bradford...
07/19/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and 19 attorneys general nationwide sent a letter United States Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressing concern over reports the Department of Education is preparing to roll back important protections for survivors of sexual assault on college...
07/19/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island is now the ninth state in the country to enact Automatic Voter Registration (AVR). Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea lauded Governor Gina Raimondo for signing AVR into law: "I promised Rhode Islanders that I would work to ensure that elections in our state are...
07/19/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and late into the evening on Thursday, July 20. The highest readings are expected along the southern coastal portion of the state. The...
07/19/2017
PROVIDENCE - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today visited Roger Wheeler State Beach to sign an Executive Order announcing that the 29th Governor's Bay Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Governor's Bay Day will include free parking at all Rhode Island state beaches, as well as...
07/19/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced it is hosting a series of free recreational clamming workshops this summer. The workshops, led by a local shellfisherman, review the history and value of shellfishing in Rhode Island and provide an...
07/19/2017
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2017 Press Release Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency supports the Block Island Ferry with federal grant for new equipment SUPPORT CRANSTON, RI Last week, the Block Island Ferry...