State Government Press Releases

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06/07/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has nominated Rachelle R. Green to the Rhode Island Board of Education's Council on Postsecondary Education. The Governor submitted her name to the Rhode Island State Senate for its advice and consent. "We must support our students as they pursue...
06/07/2016
Bill Heads to Governor's Desk for Signature (Providence, RI) - Today, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would make anyone convicted of sex trafficking be subject to the State's sex offender registration...
06/07/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Barrington Town Beach for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening when the water is again safe for swimming. When a beach closure is recommended, water...
06/07/2016
Providence, RI Patrick Marr will assume the role of Chief of Staff for the Rhode Island Treasury on June 15, as Jeff Padwa returns to the private sector. "Patrick Marr has a long track record of success at Treasury," said General Treasurer Seth Magaziner. "I have full confidence in his...
06/07/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jacqueline White (age 64), of Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendere today before Providence Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for collecting more than $18,000 in unemployment...
06/07/2016
Host Camping Trip at Pulaski State Park as part of state's Great Outdoors Pursuit PROVIDENCE - As part of her continued efforts to promote healthy habits and outdoor recreation in Rhode Island, Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today...
06/07/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is releasing the latest data today on confirmed accidental drug overdose deaths in Rhode Island. The data are from January 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016. The data are available by clicking the link below.
06/07/2016
Event: All Industry Job Fair Date and Time: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 1 PM 3 PM Location: Roger Williams Park Casino, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence Description: Workforce Solutions Providence/Cranston and RI Department of Labor and Training are...
06/07/2016
Position: All Industry Job Fair Job Number: --- Employer: Multiple Employers; Sponsored by WSPC Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience/position http://www.dlt.ri.gov/bwc/pdfs/AllIndJF0616.pdf (as seen on Channel 10 and 12)
06/06/2016
After an in camera review of two separate "incident reports," this Department concluded that the Police Department did not violate the APRA when it withheld incident report #15-3388-OF of December 11, 2015 per R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(D)(a). This Department did conclude, however, that the...