State Government Press Releases

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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...
03/13/2017
The Pawtucket Police Department did not violate the APRA when it denied a request for the residential address of a person involved in a motor-vehicle accident. The information requested was available through non-APRA avenues, and if a public record under the APRA in this circumstance, the...
03/13/2017
Governor Gina Raimondo, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Newport city officials, Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti Jr. today announced that they have agreed on initial plans to reconfigure the Pell Bridge...
03/13/2017
Projects create 10+ new miles of bikeway, improve connections and safety across the network PROVIDENCE - As part of continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy, Governor Gina Raimondo, along with First Gentleman Andy Moffit and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental...
03/13/2017
Position: Police Officers Job Number: 739477 Employer: Town of West Warwick Location: West Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: EB Welder- 1st Shift Job Number: 740430 ...
03/10/2017
Position: Pesticide Applicator Job Number: 740075 Employer: Mosquito Squad Location: Greenville, RI $11.00 to $15.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Office Clerk Job Number: 739058 Employer: Northeast...
03/09/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on Rhode Island's latest jobs and unemployment data. "Today's labor force data is proof that our work to strengthen Rhode Island's economy is paying off. For the first time in almost 12 years, our state's...