State Government Press Releases

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12/17/2014
To educate and inform newly-elected and appointed officials about the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA), Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will once again lead an "Open Government 101" summit. The "101" summit will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at...
12/18/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Michael Lewis, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, today released a new publication, "Rhode Island Highways-Best Practices Design Guide," which establishes new beautification standards for design and management of infrastructure and buffer areas.
12/17/2014
Beautiful Illustrations and Descriptions of Fish Species and their Habitats Make This Book a Perfect Holiday Gift for Anglers and Nature Enthusiasts PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that Inland Fishes of Rhode Island, a beautiful book depicting the more than 70...
12/17/2014
Position: Warehouse and Inventory Control Manager Job Number: 704599 Employer: Greencore Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Employee Health and Safety Coordinator Job Number: 704577 ...
12/16/2014
Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Service Steven M. Costantino and Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts announced today that Rhode Island has been selected for a $20 million Model Test Award under the second round of the Centers for...
12/16/2014
Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today three appointments and one re-appointment to the Board of Directors for The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. The three new members are Jerauld Adams, owner of North American Industries Inc. in Central Falls; Myrth York, a philanthropist,...
12/16/2014
With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, scam artists are back at it trying to con Rhode Island businesses out of hundreds of dollars under the false pretense of an overdue National Grid payment. In recent days, the Office of Attorney General has been contacted by at least two small...
12/16/2014
Contact: Captain Christopher J. Dicomitis, Assistant Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1012 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety announces that on Monday, December 15, 2014, members of the...
12/16/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has announced that the 2015 Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program application cycle is open through February 13, 2015. The program offers health education loan repayments to eligible health professionals who serve in a...
12/30/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor-elect Gina Raimondo today announced that she will nominate Stefan Pryor to the newly-created post of Secretary of Commerce. Raimondo will submit Pryor for consideration to the Rhode Island Senate for confirmation. "Stefan Pryor has the depth of experience and the...