State Government Press Releases

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06/18/2014
Contact: Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, Rhode Island State Police/Commissioner, Rhode Island Department of Public Safety Telephone: (401) 444-1001 Based on numerous inquiries from the news media, this advisory is going out to clarify yesterday's request to members the House of...
06/18/2014
WHAT: Asian Art Exhibit An exhibit featuring the works of artists from Khamera Sovann Heng, Jennifer Leo, Jyotsna Mokashi, Danny Ong, Mahendar Paul,Patcharee Phomsouvannady, Matthew Phou, Bountheng Tanakhone (B.T.), and Cia Y. Xiong. WHEN: Exhibition Dates: June 9 through June 18, 2014 ...
06/18/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In its monthly meeting today, the State Retirement Board unanimously approved recommendations from the Actuarial Experience Study for the period ending June 30, 2013. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, chair of the State Retirement Board, released the following statement: "I...
06/18/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Parks and Recreation will administer conditional Non-Surf and Surf Lifeguard Certification tests on June 18 and June 19, and later this month. Lifeguard positions all require certification and special training in first aid,...
06/18/2014
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today unveiled his new online Small Business Suggestion Box, another tool in the effort to incorporate business perspectives into the ongoing work of regulatory reform. The suggestion box is being launched by the Office of Management and Budget's Office...
06/17/2014
Quonset, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 25-year lease to make Edesia a new tenant at Quonset Business Park. Edesia, a ready-to-use food aid producer and non-profit organization, plans to...
06/17/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a $550 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer SunTrust Mortgage Inc. to address mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure abuses. The announcement marks the third major settlement with banks and mortgage...
06/17/2014
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) today announced the appointment of Elena Calderón Patiño, Director of the Community Arts program at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to its Board of Directors. NALAC is the nation's only multidisciplinary Latino arts service...
06/17/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has received $250,000 through an agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assess, remove and dispose of disaster debris located in and around Narragansett Bay as a result of Superstorm Sandy. On October...
06/16/2014
Creates a New Class of Renewable Energy Professional Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that he has signed a law that removes barriers that were prohibitive to the growth of renewable energy businesses in Rhode Island. The legislation sets up a new designation...