State Government Press Releases

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10/02/2017
Monday, October 2 Position: Ramp and Warehouse Agents Recruitment Job Number: 760002 Employer: Pinnacle Logistics Location: North Kingstown, RI $14.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10 +12) Tuesday, October 3 Position:...
09/29/2017
September 29, 2017 PROVIDENCE, RI The Board of Elections is aware of a letter complaint filed with the United States Department of Justice regarding information required of first-time voter registrants. The voter registration process is governed by both Rhode Island and federal law,...
09/29/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that that its next rapid bridge replacement will require a full weekend closure of I-95 North in Exeter, currently scheduled for mid-October. This approach will allow the Department to demolish the old bridge and open a new one...
09/29/2017
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and co-chair Education Commissioner Ken Wagner today led the first meeting of the Rhode Island School Building Task Force to develop a plan to address the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. "No parent should have to...
09/29/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the award of $178,849 in matching grants to help communities and businesses invest in boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island. The grants, funded under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Clean Vessel...
09/29/2017
The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has elected Rhode Island State Treasurer Seth Magaziner as a Vice President, during the Association's annual conference in Boston. Treasurer Magaziner currently serves as outgoing Chair of the Association's Financial Education and Empowerment...
09/28/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by legislative sponsors, members of her Cabinet and community advocates, today signed legislation guaranteeing paid sick leave for more than 100,000 Rhode Island employees. "Being able to recover from an illness or care for a sick relative...
09/28/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island with some 10,000 trout in advance of Columbus Day weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. The number of waterbodies stocked will be limited given current drought conditions;...
09/28/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that Carolina Trout Pond in Richmond is being treated to help control invasive weeds. The chemical treatment, which will be applied two times this fall, poses no public health risk nor harm to fish or...
09/28/2017
"We first received notice of Mr. Ken Block's complaint to the US Department of Justice at 10 a.m. this morning through the Providence Journal's reporting. His complaints are in response to changes in 2008 to the Board of Elections Rules and Regulations for voter registration. We have also been...