State Government Press Releases

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06/20/2017
The Town of Foster ("Town") did not violate the OMA because, based upon the evidence presented, there was no evidence that a quorum of the Town Council members met outside the purview of a properly noticed meeting and discussed matters over which the Town Council had supervision, control,...
06/20/2017
It was undisputed that we had previously investigated, addressed, and resolved Complainant's prior allegations regarding his January 15, 2016 APRA request in Greenbaum v. Providence Police Department, PR 17-24. Complainant now sought to raise a new allegation of violation regarding the same APRA...
06/20/2017
Complainant alleged that the CCRI violated the APRA when it failed to produce documents responsive to his request. We have previously stated that the APRA governs the public's right to access public documents, but does not mandate or require that public bodies answer questions. See Gagnon v. City...
06/20/2017
There was no evidence that the DOC unreasonably conducted its search and retrieval, which consisted of two hours, the first hour being free. Because the Complainant did not tender pre-payment, as a matter of law, the DOC could not have denied access. R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7(b). The DOC did deny...
06/20/2017
There was no evidence that the DOC unreasonably conducted its search and retrieval, which consisted of two hours, the first hour being free. Because the Complainant did not tender pre-payment, as a matter of law, the DOC could not have denied access. R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7(b). The DOC did deny...
06/20/2017
Joins Coalition of States in Filing Motion To Oppose Stay of Nationwide Standards to Cut Methane Emissions from New Facilities in the Oil and Natural Gas Industry In the latest measure to block EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt from halting regulations of leaks of greenhouse gas emissions...
06/20/2017
PROVIDENCE At this time of year, people may observe wildlife such as fawns that appear abandoned, as their mothers are out foraging for food. Homeowners may also notice snapping turtles laying eggs on their property. People should avoid approaching or disturbing these animals. Unless a...
06/20/2017
With just three years until the 2020 Census and a leadership vacuum at the U.S. Census Bureau, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has joined a bipartisan coalition of 12 city and state comptrollers and treasurers from across the United States asking the federal government to ensure that...
06/20/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the second closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line. The closure is scheduled to last for two days beginning on Tuesday, June 27. The structurally-...
06/20/2017
Position: Warehouse Selectors Job Number: 755265 Employer: Stop and Shop Location: Assonet, MA $15.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Preferred Sales Specialist Recruitment Job Number: 755182 Employer:...