State Government Press Releases

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03/30/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals have pleaded to unemployment insurance benefit fraud of nearly $50,000. To date this year, the Office has secured $254,027 in court-ordered restitution, which is deposited in the state's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. "We...
03/30/2017
Release Marks 7th Anniversary of the State's Great Flood of 2010 PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today released findings of a new study that examines the impacts of climate change on the state's wastewater infrastructure. As part of broader State...
03/30/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for October 2016. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
03/30/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has hired a new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Shoshana M. Lew will assume the duties of COO of RIDOT on Monday, April 3, 2017. Ms. Lew most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for...
03/30/2017
VW Required to Pay $4.1 Million for Environmental Projects in Rhode Island and Commit to Sale of Three Types of Electric Vehicles Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement requiring Volkswagen to pay more than $4.1 million for violating Rhode Island state laws...
03/30/2017
In a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, attorneys general from 12 states and the District of Columbia expressed their opposition to all legislation or budgetary measures that would reduce funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the many crucial programs the...
03/30/2017
Yesterday, Lt. Governor McKee sent the following letter to the House Committee on Small Business in support of H-5783. March 29, 2017 The Honorable Deborah Ruggiero Chairwoman, House Committee on Small Business Rhode Island State House Room 205 Dear Chairwoman Ruggiero and...
03/30/2017
Position: Automotive Service Technician Job Number: 740961 Employer: Tasca Automotive Group Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Marine Mechanic Job Number: 741109
03/29/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Continuing his commitment to bring a steady hand to public finances throughout the state, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the "Healthy Local Pensions (HELP)" proposal, which will help cities and towns with locally administered pension systems...
03/29/2017
Customers Please Note: DHS field offices will be open on Saturday, April 8th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. The offices will not be open this coming Saturday, April 1st. Extended weekday hours for the Providence and Woonsocket field offices will continue on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm.