State Government Press Releases

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12/29/2014
The Complainant alleged various APRA violations against the Fire District and while many of these allegation were found to be non-meritorious, this Department did find that the Fire District failed to provide the specific reasons for the denial, see R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7(a), and failed to provide...
12/29/2014
The Complainant alleged the RITBA violated the APRA when it improperly withheld records responsive to her August 9, 2013 APRA request. The APRA request sought amendments made to a contract and this request was denied by letter dated August 13, 2013 when RITBA represented that the requested...
12/29/2014
The Complaint alleged that the Fire District committed numerous OMA violations ranging from 2004 to 2013, typically relating to maintaining open session minutes and the failure to articulate and record an open call. See R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(a); 42-46-4. This Department determined that the Fire...
12/26/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that a series of overnight closures for a portion of Route 146 South in Providence, as well as a closure for I-95 South's Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Routes 6 & 10), continue next week. The closures are needed for...
12/24/2014
Proposed Military Lending Act Rules Are An Improvement, But Loopholes Remain That Expose Service Members To Abusive Fees And "Sham" Secured Loans With Sky High Interest RatesA.G. Kilmartin: We Must Protect Service Members From Financial Abuse While They Protect Our Country ...
12/24/2014
Providence, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Rhode Island Department of Administration's Office of Regulatory Reform (ORR) and Office of Digital Excellence (ODE) have selected 10 municipalities to pilot a new statewide e-permitting initiative. It will modernize state and...
12/30/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo announced today that she will nominate Scott Jensen to the position of Director of Labor and Training. She also announced that she will nominate Melba Depena to the position of Director of Human Services. Raimondo will submit both Jensen and...
12/23/2014
State Agencies Complete Review in Record Time, More than 250 Changes Identified, Next Steps Recommend Statutory Reform Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the release of the Final Report for the accelerated regulatory project. The Office of Management and Budget's Office...
12/23/2014
Position: Driver Job Number: 705002 Employer: Professional Security Services Location: Cranston, RI $9.00 to $11.40 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Buyer/Planner Job Number: 705051 Employer: Advanced Interconnections...
12/23/2014
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 704916 Employer: Town of South Kingstown Location: Wakefield, RI $42,708 per year (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Cost Accountant, Processing Plant Job Number: 705138