State Government Press Releases

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08/02/2017
The Complainant alleged the City of Central Falls ("City") violated the OMA when the notice for its May 15, 2017 meeting was not posted within a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting. The Complainant also alleged the City voted on the acceptance of all Budget Ordinances for...
08/02/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the August schedule of events for the state's popular Great Outdoors Pursuit. The public events include a birding workshop, lighthouse tours, outdoor movies, guided hikes, a Rocky-Point themed scavenger hunt,
08/02/2017
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin today commented on the decision by Rhode Island Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern finding Christian Lepore (age 35), of Richmond, RI, not guilty by reason of insanity in the May 28, 2016 beating death of 62-year-old John O'Neil and the assault of several police...
08/02/2017
In an effort to better accommodate Rhode Islanders in need of birth, death, and marriage certificates, and other critical documents, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has adjusted the hours of its Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records is now open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p....
08/02/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced that he will intervene in National Grid's Standard Offer Service Procurement Plan Docket 4605 in order to oppose the Grid's proposed 53-percent electric rate increase now pending before the Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Since...
08/02/2017
Position: Auto Mechanic Job Number: 757525 Employer: Hartford Muffler & Brake Location: Johnston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Security Officer Job Number: 757634 Employer:...
08/01/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 110 mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, July 17 and 77 mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, July 24 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (
08/01/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory....
08/01/2017
Lawsuit Challenges EPA's Illegal One-Year Delay in Protecting Public's Health from Dangerous Smog Pollution In one of the strongest actions against the Trump Administration taken to date, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and 15 other state attorneys general today filed a lawsuit...
08/01/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today celebrated the passage of Automatic Voter Registration during a State House Library ceremony where Governor Raimondo signed the bill into law. Gorbea championed the legislation sponsored by Representatives David Coughlin, Jr. and Raymond...