State Government Press Releases

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04/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 2016. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent hotel tax on a...
04/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 2016. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel tax on a year-over-...
04/14/2017
The Board of Canvassers violated the APRA when it failed to respond to an APRA request within ten (10) business days. This Department rejected the Board of Canvassers chief argument that the APRA request sought answers to questions or interrogatories, and therefore, fell outside the APRA. The...
04/14/2017
Position: Toolmaker Job Number: 751551 Employer: Andon Electronics Location: Lincoln, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Java Developer Job Number: 751830 Employer: Maritime Planning...
04/14/2017
The City of East Providence denied the Complainant's APRA request basing its denial on its conclusion that "the documents you requested were from a meeting of individuals which does not constitute an agency or public body as defined by R.I.G.L. 38-2-2." This denial has absolutely no basis in law...
04/14/2017
Complainants alleged numerous OMA violations. With respect to the sufficiency of an agenda item for the School Committee's meeting, Complainants attended the meeting in question and had the opportunity to voice their concerns on this issue and, accordingly, we found that Complainants were not...
04/14/2017
The Complainant alleged that the BOC violated the OMA when it discussed and voted on a matter that was not specifically listed on the meeting's agenda. Specifically, we examined whether the BOC's denial of a motion for issuance of a subpoena was adequately noticed by the meeting's agenda item "...
04/14/2017
The Complainant alleged that the BOC violated the OMA when it failed to notice a second BOC meeting on July 20, 2016 and when it posted an insufficient agenda item for the BOC's meeting on August 9, 2016. The Complainant attended both meetings in question. The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or...
04/14/2017
Position: Polisher Fabricator Granite Countertops Job Number: 740568 Employer: Luxus Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Restaurant Staff Job Number: 751950 Employer:...
04/14/2017
Position: Technical Specialist I Recruitment Job Number: 751726 Employer: Cox Communications Location: West Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Licensed Plumber Job Number: 741147