State Government Press Releases

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06/19/2014
In a ceremony today at the State House, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law the FY 2015 Budget, Bill No. 7133 SUB A as amended relating to making appropriations for the support of the state for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. In addition, he has included a Letter of Transmittal...
06/19/2014
Providence, R.I. In a ceremony today at the State House, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed into law the FY 2015 Budget, Bill No. 7133 SUB A as amended relating to making appropriations for the support of the state for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. In addition, he has included a...
06/19/2014
Seeing a spike in the last week of consumer calls regarding unsolicited phone calls from individuals pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is reminding all Rhode Islanders that the IRS does not contact individual taxpayers via telephone or...
06/19/2014
Providence, RI: The Rhode Island Department of Health's Office of State Medical Examiners (OSME) in cooperation with the Providence Police Department and other agencies, has positively identified skeletal remains found under the floor of a factory basement in Providence in July 2013. Phillip P....
06/19/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that he has signed a law that removes barriers that were prohibitive to the growth of renewable energy businesses in Rhode Island. The legislation sets up a new designation of Renewable Energy Professional (REP). Additionally, it clarifies the...
06/19/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 25-year lease to make Edesia a new tenant at Quonset Business Park. Edesia, a ready-to-use food aid producer and non-profit organization, plans to build a new...
06/19/2014
Contact: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, and Peter F. Kilmartin, Attorney General for the State of Rhode Island, announce that the Rhode Island...
06/18/2014
Contact: Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, Rhode Island State Police/Commissioner, Rhode Island Department of Public Safety Telephone: (401) 444-1001 Based on numerous inquiries from the news media, this advisory is going out to clarify yesterday's request to members the House of...
06/18/2014
WHAT: Asian Art Exhibit An exhibit featuring the works of artists from Khamera Sovann Heng, Jennifer Leo, Jyotsna Mokashi, Danny Ong, Mahendar Paul,Patcharee Phomsouvannady, Matthew Phou, Bountheng Tanakhone (B.T.), and Cia Y. Xiong. WHEN: Exhibition Dates: June 9 through June 18, 2014 ...
06/18/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. In its monthly meeting today, the State Retirement Board unanimously approved recommendations from the Actuarial Experience Study for the period ending June 30, 2013. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, chair of the State Retirement Board, released the following statement: "I...