State Government Press Releases

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03/19/2015
Project was Funded by a DEM Farm Viability Grant PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that "Harvesting Rhode Island," a five-part pilot television series promoting Rhode Island-grown specialty crops, will air on RI PBS beginning this Sunday, March 22. Funding for...
03/19/2015
The product in question was raw material received by Frontier, which tested positive for Salmonella during a test by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Given that Salmonella may be present, Frontier is immediately initiating this recall. Frontier Co-op is immediately initiating...
03/19/2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2015 PROVIDENCE, RI. The Rhode Island Department of Health, Tobacco Free Rhode Island, dozens of youth-based organizations and more than 200 teens gathered in downtown Providence yesterday afternoon for the second annual Rhode Island Zombie Walk. The event...
03/19/2015
Position: Truck Route Delivery Driver-Class A Job Number: 707707 Employer: Warwick Ice Cream Location: Warwick, RI $12.00 to $15.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Mechanical Engineer Job Number: 707708 Employer:...
03/18/2015
Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced today that there will be a special election in House District 33 to fill the seat of former State Representative Donald J. Lally, Jr. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. House District 33 includes parts of Narragansett and South Kingstown. "I appreciate...
03/18/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has announced that the waters of Bristol Harbor and waters in the vicinity of Hog Island that were closed to shellfishing due to a failure in the disinfection system at the Bristol Wastewater Treatment Plant are scheduled to re-open at...
03/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today outlined their plan for the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB), an initiative that will put Rhode Islanders back to work, improve energy efficiency and make the state more economically competitive. The proposal...
03/18/2015
Grants Will Fund Cleanup Projects in 27 Rhode Island Communities PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation and the JR Vinagro Corporation, has awarded 58 grants totaling $28,250 to organizers of local Earth Day...
03/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Merrill W. Sherman as Chair of the Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency. Raimondo will submit her name for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation. "My top priority is moving our...
03/18/2015
Business Groups Applaud Legislation Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed legislation (S0596/H5455) that would prohibit bad faith assertions of patent infringement against Rhode Island businesses and individuals. "Patent trolls" are individuals or companies that acquire patents...