State Government Press Releases

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01/12/2018
Complainants alleged that the Town Council violated the OMA when a rolling quorum occurred outside the public purview and when an agenda item on the Town Council's July 17, 2017 meeting failed to sufficiently specify "the nature of the business to be discussed." R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-6(b). With...
01/12/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today $380,000 is available to help grow Rhode Island farm and food businesses and increase the competitiveness of local products in the marketplace. The funding is part of the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (...
01/12/2018
With hospital emergency departments throughout the state seeing high volumes of patients, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders about the need to seek medical care in the most appropriate setting. Since the start of January, Rhode Island has seen...
01/12/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the organization Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together (COAAST) will be hosting a free, community event on Monday, January 15th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence called Owning Our Story: About the...
01/12/2018
Citing several concerns, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his opposition to the construction of the Invenergy power plant in Burrillville and his intention to seek permission from the Court to file an amicus brief in Rhode Island Superior Court challenging the plant's water-...
01/12/2018
Monday, January 15 Position: HVAC Installers and Services Technicians Job Number: 785746 Employer: Cassana HVAC Location: Johnston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Digital Business...
01/11/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Centre of New England Boulevard water system (New London Turnpike entry point) have lifted the boil water advisory that was in place between December 29, 2017 and January 11, 2018 because of an E. coli bacteria finding. Samples taken by the...
01/11/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Lt. Governor McKee issued the following statement on potential changes to Rhode Island's healthcare system: "I am glad that Brown University is opening up a discussion on locally-focused options for preserving our hospital system. Rhode Island residents need a solution...
01/11/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee issued the following statement on the reduction of National Grid's proposed rate increase: "I'm encouraged by National Grid's response to my request to lower their proposed 6% electric and 5% gas rate increases in light of the federal corporate...
01/11/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on National Grid's recalculated rate filing: "I'm pleased that National Grid is responding to my call to protect Rhode Island ratepayers, in light of federal tax changes that slash the corporate tax rate from 35...