State Government Press Releases

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07/16/2015
The Portsmouth Agriculture Advisory Committee ("Committee") violated the OMA when it failed to timely make two (2) open session meeting minutes available to the public. See R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(b)(1)("The minutes shall be public records and unofficial minutes shall be available, to the public...
07/16/2015
The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2015 dropped to 5.9 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the revised May 2015 rate of 6.0 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one and eight-...
07/16/2015
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today released a new public service announcement (PSA) on the dangers of drunk driving. Featuring a striking, black and white aesthetic and equally striking statistics on the prevalence and deadliness of drunk driving, the PSA uses young people who...
07/16/2015
Cranston, RI The National Weather Service will be hosting a series of Hurricane Preparedness Workshops, with the first to be held at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. "With a challenging winter behind us and a beautiful summer well underway, it can be easy to forget about storm...
07/16/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has awarded a contract to repair the East Avenue West Bridge, which carries traffic for Route 113 (East Avenue) over I-295 in Warwick. As part of a continuing effort to rebuild Rhode Island's roads and bridges, the work...
07/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by defense and intelligence experts, today participated in a Cybersecurity Summit at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI. The discussion focused on the evolving threat of cyberattacks and the unique role Rhode Island can play supporting this...
07/16/2015
Position: Data Flow and Processing Specialist Recruitment Job Number: 712611 Employer: Tunstall Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Customer Service Representative Job Number: 712734
07/15/2015
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Mayovanex Oleaga (age 23) 239 Cowden Street Central Falls, RI P1-2015-
07/15/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today hosted a bill signing ceremony at Roger Williams Park Zoo to mark the passage of legislation naming the American burying beetle, an endangered species that exists on Block Island, the Rhode Island state insect. Third graders from St. Michael's...
07/15/2015
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends re-opening Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...