State Government Press Releases

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04/14/2016
Effective Monday, April 18, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be closing the Hopkins Hollow Bridge for repairs for about three weeks. The concrete and stone arch bridge, built back in 1924, carries approximately 200 vehicles per day on Hopkins Hollow Road over Roaring...
04/14/2016
Position: WIC Nutritionist Job Number: 723293 Employer: Child's Friend and Service Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Nurse Supervisor, First Connections Job Number: 723381 Employer:
04/13/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded the House Health, Education and Welfare Committee for the unanimous passage of H7518, filed at his request and sponsored by Chairman Joseph M. McNamara (D., District 19 Warwick, Cranston). The bill will now be sent to the full House of...
04/13/2016
Letters To Large Retailers Express Concern About Unpredictable Work Schedules And Seek Information About Companies' Use Of Controversial Scheduling Practice Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, along with officials from attorneys general offices from seven other states and the District...
04/13/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals ("BHDDH") violated the APRA when it failed to respond to the Complainant's APRA request within ten (10) business days. See R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7(b). The Complainant sent a March 18, 2015 request that...
04/13/2016
Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Representative Arthur Handy, Senator William J. Conley, Jr., and East Providence Mayor Thomas Rose, today marked the growth of the state's clean energy sector, detailed in the 2016 Rhode Island Clean Energy Jobs Report released by the Rhode Island Office of...
04/13/2016
Improved winter storm operations and dramatically reduced pothole claims are among the messages being delivered as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) hosts officials from Departments of Transportation from across the country. The Clear Roads Spring Meeting is taking place...
04/13/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin this week joined a bipartisan group of 25 states in fighting to protect a historic cross honoring World War I veterans as part of a case with much broader implications. "Veterans memorials historically have featured religious imagery for the purpose of...
04/13/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the City of Warwick, the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs (RIDEA), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), National Grid, Rhode Island Red Cross, and United Way 2-1-1 will host a free Disaster...
04/13/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a public workshop next week on the proposed freshwater fishing and hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 season; the new rules incorporate waterfowl into hunting guidelines, eliminating the need for a separate...