State Government Press Releases

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04/15/2016
Secretary Gorbea Encourages Voters to Check their Polling Locations Ahead of the Presidential Preference Primary PROVIDENCE, R.I. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced a new mobile tool available to help voters on Election Day (sos.ri.gov/vic)....
04/15/2016
Position: Licensed Sheet Metal Worker Job Number: 723575 Employer: New England Sheet Metal Location: Cranston, RI $20.00 to $25.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Apprentice Sheet Metal Worker Job Number: 723579
04/14/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate. "Today's jobs report is encouraging. Not since September 1997 has the Rhode Island economy added this many jobs - 2,700 jobs - in one...
04/18/2016
Raimondo Announces Women's History Month Essay Contest Winner PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the winner of the Governor for a Day Essay Contest, a Women's History Month initiative. Rhode Island's 2016 Governor for a Day is Sophia Miranda, an 11-year-old student...
04/14/2016
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. Alfredo Valentine (age 29) Providence, RI P1-2016-1221A The Providence...
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...