State Government Press Releases

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10/27/2016
Providence, R.I. --The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2016 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2016. 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 tax...
10/27/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second phase of traffic pattern changes on I-95 South at Exit 21 (Atwells Avenue) in Providence. Overnight lane closures are planned for I-95 South and Route 146 just prior to the bridge, beginning at 9 p.m....
10/27/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will re-open the Clarence L. Hussey Memorial Bridge in Wickford on Thursday, October 27, 2016 in the late afternoon, around 3:30 p.m. The bridge re-opening is about three weeks early. The bridge was closed on September 6 for the second of two...
10/27/2016
Position: Event Planner Job Number: 733938 Employer: Hexagon Metrology Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Pest Control Tech Job Number: 732825 Employer: A&
10/26/2016
Lt. Colonel Kevin M. Barry, Acting Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, and State Fire Marshal John Chartier, announce the arrest of Sean Killeavy, of Bristol, on the charges of Felony Assault and Battery Criminal Negligence. On August 17, 2016,...
10/26/2016
Supports efforts to act on climate change, enhance wildlife habitat PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with Save The Bay and other partners, announced today that work is now underway on an improvement project at the Sapowet Marsh Wildlife...
10/26/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that two individuals pleaded nolo contendere recently to unemployment insurance benefit fraud with court-ordered restitution in excess of $17,000. "This year to date, our office has successfully prosecuted nearly 30 cases of unemployment insurance...
10/26/2016
The State Investment Commission today unanimously voted to terminate its investment in seven hedge funds pursuant to the newly adopted 'Back to Basics' investment strategy, announced General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, who chairs the Commission. With today's action, Rhode Island will redeem an...
10/26/2016
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined state and local officials to tour energy efficiency upgrades to the Providence Fire Garage facility. The City of Providence is upgrading five city-owned buildings which were built between 1929 and 1950. The energy efficiency...
10/26/2016
The Department of Human Services is now offering extended hours of operation to better meet the needs of our customers. The Providence and Woonsocket Regional Family Centers will be open to the public in order to provide ample time for customers to meet with our workers as follows: Tuesdays...