State Government Press Releases

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03/03/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott as the next Director of the Department of Health. Raimondo will submit Dr. Alexander-Scott's name for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "Healthy Rhode...
03/03/2015
The Office of Revenue Analysis released its report on the state 5% hotel tax. The report looks at the collection and disbursement of the state's 5% hotel tax which is levied on the rental of lodging for less than 30 consecutive days at the state's hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts. The...
03/03/2015
Former Speaker Fox faces three years in federal prison Former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon D. Fox, 53, of East Providence, has waived federal indictment and is expected to plead guilty in federal court to a three-count Information charging him with wire fraud, bribery and filing a...
03/03/2015
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and VSA arts of Rhode Island will hold the 10th Annual State Finals for Poetry Out Loud, the national poetry recitation contest for high school students, on Sunday, March 15, 2015, 1 p.m. at The Metcalf Auditorium of RISD Museum of Art's Chace Center. ...
03/03/2015
Position: Driver Recruitment Job Number: 705942 Employer: M &amp; G Trucking Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: CNA Recruitment Job Number: 705637 Employer: Nursing Placement Inc.<
03/02/2015
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Willie Turner, age 46 160 High Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2015-0606A The...
03/02/2015
AG to release daily video tips for consumers Every year, the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General's Consumer Protection Unit receives thousands of calls and emails from Rhode Islanders concerned about issues ranging from debt collectors to possible scams. For this year's National...
03/03/2015
ORA released its reports of FY 2015 local 1% hotel tax collection and meal and beverage tax collection. These reports compare local collections of both taxes by community on a month-to-month, year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date over fiscal year-to-date basis. The report notes that a filing...
03/02/2015
Position: Greencore Recruitment Monday, March 2 and Tuesday March3 Employer: Greencore USA Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience / position (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Public Safety Dispatcher Job Number:...
03/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - With more snow expected to fall steadily throughout the evening and overnight tonight, Governor Gina M. Raimondo reminded Rhode Islanders to take caution on the roads. "As our state continues to face more snow and winter weather, I want to remind everyone again to please use...