State Government Press Releases

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03/02/2016
All APRA requests sought two oral reports ("Reports"), which were presented to the School Committee in executive session and concerned the School Committee's review of the handling of accusations of inappropriate conduct. The APRA exempts from public disclosure "[a]ll investigatory records of...
03/02/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that effective today, Wednesday, March 2, a weight limit for trucks will be in place on the Runnins River Bridge, which carries Mink Street over the Runnins River on the Rhode Island/Massachusetts border in East Providence. A...
03/02/2016
Citing complaints against bad contractors as one of the most frequent consumer complaints filed with his Office, legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would hold unlicensed and bad contractors accountable is scheduled to be heard by the House Committee on...
03/02/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Michaela Sprague (age 53), of Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere on Monday to one count of financial elder exploitation before Superior Court Justice Kristin Rodgers. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Sprague was sentenced to five years...
03/02/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island's CollegeBoundfund will begin offering a socially responsible investment option that eliminates exposure to fossil fuels when the 529 Plan college savings program transitions to new management this summer. "Climate change, human rights and a range of other issues...
03/02/2016
Position: CDL Truck Driver-Owner Operator Job Number: 721978 Employer: M&G Trucking and Transportation Inc. Location: Pawtucket RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: CNAs Job Number: 707954 ...
03/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today welcomed LaunchCode, a tech talent placement nonprofit and Real Jobs RI job-training partner, to Rhode Island. She discussed how the state is helping employers meet their IT skills shortages and helping workers build the skills they need to...
03/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Division of Taxation will hold a seminar in Newport next month about taxes on short-term residential rentals. The seminar is set for Friday, April 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Newport County campus of the Community College of Rhode Island. The...
03/01/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Trenton Keith (age 21) of Pawtucket, was sentenced to a total of 17 years with 10 years to serve and the remainder suspended non-paroleable by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause. Keith pleaded guilty in December 2015 to two counts of...
03/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Division of Taxation on Friday held a seminar in Narragansett to provide guidance on the expansion of sales and hotel taxes to short-term rentals of residential property, including the rental of vacation homes and beach cottages. More than 100 property owners,