State Government Press Releases

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03/14/2017
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Providence County from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and a Winter Storm Warning for the remainder of Rhode Island from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
03/13/2017
AG Kilmartin Joins Coalition of AGs Supporting Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Revised Travel Ban Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined several other attorneys general today filing an amicus brief in the District Court for Hawaii in support of the State of Hawaii's...
03/13/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has announced that state offices will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14 due to the major winter storm forecast to impact the region. The Governor is coordinating closely with state agencies and National Grid to monitor the storm and prepare for...
03/13/2017
Position: Registered Nurse Hiring Event Job Number: 739790 Employer: Landmark Medical Location: Woonsocket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Stop and Shop Info Session Job Number: 739343
03/13/2017
PROVIDENCE Quahog Week is just around the corner, and organizers are preparing for a week full of delicious food from local eateries and markets and fun events. On Saturday, March 25, the week will conclude with a special Official Beer of the Clam wrap party. This free event will take place at...
03/13/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) urges anyone with a special healthcare need to enroll in the Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry (RISNER) in advance of the coming winter storm. Enrolling in RISNER does not guarantee assistance, but it does allow local and state emergency...
03/13/2017
The Rhode Island Child Advocate sought an OMA advisory opinion concerning whether the Death Review Panel ("DRP") is a "public body" subject to the OMA. Based on Solas v. Emergency Hiring Council, 774 A.2d 820 (R.I. 2001) and Pontarelli v. Rhode Island Board Council on Elementary and Secondary...
03/13/2017
Nine complainants filed a thirty-seven page complaint alleging numerous OMA violations committed by the School District. After reviewing all the evidence submitted, the sole violation we found was that the School District took a vote in executive session to amend the executive session minutes of...
03/13/2017
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it failed to produce certain documents responsive to her request. Specifically, the APRA request sought the last twelve internal affairs reports and, although the City provided twelve internal affairs reports, the Complainant alleged...
03/13/2017
Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it produced only the face sheet and not the narratives of the requested internal affairs reports. Based on our prior finding in WPRI v. Woonsocket Police Department, PR 12-17, we found that the request for "the last 10 Internal Affairs...