State Government Press Releases

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06/19/2015
Although Tax Season is over, scam artists are still ramping up efforts to defraud taxpayers. With an influx of complaints from local consumers including several employees of the Office of Attorney General Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is cautioning Rhode Islanders to be wary of calls...
06/19/2015
PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Colonel Christopher Barron of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today joined U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative David Cicilline and federal, state, and local officials...
06/19/2015
This Department found that the Town of Warren did not violated the APRA when it failed to respond to an APRA request within ten (10) business days. The Town had a properly promulgated and posted APRA procedure requiring all requests to be made to the Town Clerk. Since this APRA request was made...
06/19/2015
Complainant alleged that she was prevented from taking notes at the Town Council's March 19, 2015 meeting. Specifically, Complainant alleged that the Town Manager "informed [her] that the rest of the meeting was 'off the record' and that [she] could not report on anything that was said." In Pine v.
06/19/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Esteban Miliano (age 41), with a last known address of 107 Henrietta Street, Providence, pleaded nolo contendre Wednesday before Providence Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to two counts of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,...
06/19/2015
Position: Office Assistant Job Number: 710528 Employer: JJ Cardosi Location: East Providence, RI $9.00 to $12.00 per hour as seen on Channel 10) Position: Audio/Visual Presentation Sales Tech Job Number: 711254 Employer:
07/09/2015
Washington, DC Senior staff from the Office of General Treasurer Seth Magaziner are participating today in a "White House Roundtable on Green and Clean Energy Banks" at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. Event participants include representatives from the White House'
06/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. "Although it is encouraging to see Rhode Island's unemployment rate fall below six percent, there are still far too many families...
06/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Congressional Delegation announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $5.25 million to Rhode Island to support the newly-created "Real Jobs Rhode Island" initiative. Real Jobs Rhode Island, part of the Raimondo Jobs Plan,...
06/18/2015
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends the closure of Easton's Beach in Newport to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted by the HEALTH...