State Government Press Releases

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08/16/2017
This Department received a request for an advisory opinion by the AIPC and two APRA and OMA complaints filed against the AIPC all of which raised the same threshold questions: whether the AIPC was a "public body" under the OMA or the APRA. With respect to the OMA analysis, based on Solas v....
08/16/2017
This Department received a request for an advisory opinion by the AIPC and two APRA and OMA complaints filed against the AIPC all of which raised the same threshold questions: whether the AIPC was a "public body" under the OMA or the APRA. With respect to the OMA analysis, based on Solas v....
08/16/2017
The gallery space at the Block Island Airport is accepting art submissions for their 2018 exhibitions. The gallery program is a partnership between RISCA and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, to promote outstanding work by artists living and working in Rhode Island. The gallery at the Block...
08/16/2017
Position: Police Recruitment Job Number: 757498 Employer: Town of West Warwick Location: West Warwick, RI Based on union contract (as seen on Channel 10 + 12) Position: Direct Support Worker Job Number: 758544 Employer:...
08/15/2017
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it withheld requested police incident reports regarding a specific juvenile individual. We have consistently held that where an arrest has not taken place, there is a presumption that incident reports are exempt from public disclosure,...
08/15/2017
On August 8, 2017, Lt. Governor McKee filed a position statement (below) with the Public Utilities Commission opposing National Grid's electric rate increase. McKee's office was the only group to formally intervene against the rate hike on behalf of Rhode Island ratepayers. _______ I (the...
08/15/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Shamika Ramos (age 31), of Pawtucket, was found guilty yesterday of second degree child abuse by a jury after a four-day trial presided over by Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter. During the trial, the State proved that in...
08/15/2017
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is funded through the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The purpose of Social Services Block Grant funding is "to provide assistance to States and local communities, working through a network of community action agencies and other...
08/11/2017
Agencies within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) are working to ensure the smooth transition of care for clients of Homefront Health Care to a new home health organization without any interruptions in services after Homefront announced plans to close effective today,...
08/11/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 115 mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, July 31 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Personal protection is the first line of...