State Government Press Releases

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01/23/2014
Rhode Islanders are urged to take precautions during extreme cold conditions. Colder than normal temperatures are predicted for Rhode Island the next 24-36 hours. The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) reminds everyone of the following tips to stay safe during extreme cold: ...
01/23/2014
After receiving a consumer complaint, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin initiated an investigation into the Litwvin Law Firm for allegedly charging homeowners steep up-front fees for mortgage modification services. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined the New York-based...
01/23/2014
New England States Seek ISO support for expanded electrical transmission and natural gas capacity Providence, RI - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that he, along with the other New England Governors, have asked ISO-New England (ISO-NE) to take initial steps needed to implement the...
01/23/2014
Citing the legislation as an important consumer protection, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his support for 2014 H7007, "An Act Relating to Commercial Law General Regulatory Provisions Surcharges on Credit Card Transactions," sponsored by Representative John J. Lombardi. ...
01/23/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife announces a new community liaison for Rhode Island's Wildlife Action Plan and the development of a list of vulnerable fish and wildlife species in Rhode Island. This effort to identify the Species in Greatest...
01/23/2014
Position: Industrial Equipment Mechanic Job Number: 695471 Employer: Conneaut Industries Location: West Greenwich, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 ) Position: Maintenance Contract Administrator Job Number:
01/22/2014
Due to inclement weather the Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance Call Centers will be closed on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. The call center is normally open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. Individuals may still file a UI claim online at www.dlt.ri.gov....
01/22/2014
Position: Call Center Training Recruitment Job Number: 695304 Employer: Tunstall Location: Pawtucket, RI unpaid training (as seen on Channel 10 and12) Position: Mechanic Job Number: 695498 Employer: Pepsi Bottling Group ...
01/21/2014
The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that Unemployment Insurance customers may opt to download their 1099-G tax forms immediately from the Department of Labor and Training website rather than wait to receive them in the mail. Because Unemployment Insurance benefits are taxable,...
01/21/2014
Date: January 20, 2014 Re: Winter Storm Warning The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all of Rhode Island from 1pm Tuesday to 1pm Wednesday. TIMING Snow beginning midday...