State Government Press Releases

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04/26/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has alerted healthcare providers that the flu is no longer widespread in Rhode Island, which means that healthcare workers who have not been immunized against the flu are no longer required to wear surgical masks during direct patient contact. The...
04/26/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Raymond Hugh (age 50), of Cranston, RI, pleaded nolo contendere today to one count of bribery of a public official before Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl. Under the terms of the plea, Hugh was sentenced to three years with one year to...
04/26/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced Free Fishing Weekend will take place Saturday, May 6 Sunday, May 7. As part of the event, the public is invited to fish without a fishing license or trout conservation stamp in the state's freshwaters....
04/26/2017
"Protecting jobs in Rhode Island's healthcare sector is among Governor Raimondo's top priorities," said Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen. "Today's concerning announcement of layoffs at Women & Infants sharply underscores the need for the hospital's parent healthcare system,
04/26/2017
Yesterday, Lt. Governor McKee sent the following letter to the House Committee on Small Business in support of continued funding for the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center: April 25, 2017 The Honorable Deborah Ruggiero Chairwoman, House Committee on Small Business Rhode...
04/26/2017
Six months after announcing its 'Back to Basics' investment strategy, Rhode Island's pension fund continued its strong run, returning 0.75% in March despite flat performance in the US stock market, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced at today's meeting of the State Investment Commission. "
04/25/2017
Determined to continue rigorous enforcement of environmental laws in their respective states, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general in signing a letter to President Trump, strongly urging him to reconfirm the United States' commitment to the Paris Agreement.
04/25/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that George Tabora (age 54), of East Greenwich, RI, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern to 25 years with 15 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for the second-degree molestation of a young boy.
04/25/2017
Rhode Island high school and middle school students will have a unique opportunity to operate a backhoe, an excavator, or a striping machine at the RhodeWorks Construction Career Days on April 26 and 27 at the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's (RIDOT) Midstate Maintenance Facility, 2400...
04/25/2017
The monthly revenue assessment report compares adjusted revenues, on a monthly and fiscal year-to-date basis, to the Office of Revenue Analysis' monthly and fiscal year-to-date estimate of expected revenues based on the current fiscal year revenue estimate. It should be noted that the fiscal...