State Government Press Releases

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07/02/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin praised Governor Lincoln Chafee for signing legislation that provides for sentencing enhancement for individuals who are convicted of a felony and are found to be associated with a criminal street gang. The legislation (H7457/S2639), submitted at the request...
07/02/2014
Position: Aqua Lounge Supervisor Job Number: 699407 Employer: Marriott Providence, Aqua Lounge Location: Providence, RI $12.00 to $15.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Landscape Foreman Job Number: 699380 Employer:...
07/01/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today referred to the 2014 legislative session as the most productive during his tenure. He noted he expects there will be a minimum number of vetoes. Governor Chafee said, "It was a year where my major priorities were successfully addressed. The two top ones...
07/01/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that a portion of Plainfield Street in Olneyville, located between Hartford Avenue and Service Road in Providence, has reopened to two-way traffic. A short detour was established for westbound traffic in late May as part of the...
07/01/2014
Number of New Businesses Registering with the Secretary of State's Office Increases PROVIDENCE, RI -- The number of new business entities created in the second quarter of 2014 rose compared to the first quarter of 2014, as well as a year ago, according to data released today by the office of...
07/01/2014
PROVIDENCE - Based on the results of shellfish samples collected on Monday in the Kickemuit River, the Department of Environmental Management announces that the prohibition on shellfish harvesting in the Kickemuit River enacted on June 26 remains in effect. A sewage overflow from the Town of...
07/01/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the State Police Financial Crimes Unit arrested a New Shoreham woman for the alleged larceny of $187,249.29 from her former employer. On July 1, 2014, ...
07/01/2014
Providence, RIó It is the policy of the Governor's Office to grant requests for Dome lightings once they are submitted. Today (July 1) at 11:30 a.m., Governor Lincoln D. Chafee received a request by CM Sgt. John P. Gallo, President of the Rhode Island House Veterans Affairs Advisory Council, to...
07/01/2014
Position: CNC Operator Job Number: 699308 Employer: New England Boatworks Location: Portsmouth, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Metal Fabricators Job Number: 698556 Employer: New England Boatworks <...
06/30/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the Financial Crimes Unit arrested a Tiverton woman for allegedly obtaining $26,896.79 from the state Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and RIte...