State Government Press Releases

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07/21/2016
First Arrests Since New Law Went Into Effect Earlier This Year PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement today announced the arrest of Chad W. Braga, age 31, of Swansea, Massachusetts and Brandon DeFaria, age 34, of Rehoboth,...
07/21/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2016 Cash Collections Report for May 2016 today. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to...
07/21/2016
Position: Manufacturing Job Fair http://www.dlt.ri.gov/bwc/pdfs/MfgJobFairsJuly16wps.pdf Employer: Workforce Performance Solutions Location: 1845 Post Road, Warwick Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Amazon Info...
07/21/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety and Chief Richard N. Ramsay, of the West Greenwich Police Department, announce that on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, members of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force and...
07/20/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Sisson Pond in Portsmouth because of a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can...
07/20/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today Troy Footman (age 54), of Boston, was sentenced by Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl to a total of 85 years to serve for the sex trafficking of a teenage girl. Footman was found guilty in July 2015 of two counts of sex trafficking a minor,...
07/21/2016
Day Will Include Free State Beach Parking, Free Saltwater Fishing, and Free RIPTA Bus Service on Route 66 PROVIDENCE - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the schedule of activities for the 28th Annual Governor's Bay Day celebration on Sunday, July 24. The day includes free parking at all...
07/20/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the successful launch of the improved CollegeBound program, Rhode Island's 529 college savings plan. The strengthened 529 college savings plan features lower fees, a wider array of investment options and improved customer service...
07/20/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Electric Boat (EB) today unveiled a strategic workforce plan aimed at addressing long-term hiring opportunities at Quonset Point. EB's Rhode Island facility currently employs 3,500 workers, and the company expects to employ more than 5,500 workers...
07/20/2016
Position: Sr. Network Engineer Job Number: 729388 Employer: Technology Advisory Group Location: Warwick, RI $21.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Customer Service Sr. Specialists, Student Loan Team Job Number:...