State Government Press Releases

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10/11/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that General Mills is recalling two days of production of Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola cereal because of an undeclared allergen. There have been no reports of illness. Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin...
10/11/2017
Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin urged credit reporting agencies Experian and TransUnion to stop charging fees to consumers who want to put in place credit freezes on their accounts in light of the massive data breach at the consumer reporting agency Equifax. Attorney General...
10/11/2017
Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin urged credit reporting agencies Experian and TransUnion to stop charging fees to consumers who want to put in place credit freezes on their accounts in light of the massive data breach at the consumer reporting agency Equifax. Attorney General...
10/10/2017
State health directors from across the nation have elected Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), to be President-Elect of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), providing Dr. Alexander-Scott with a national platform...
10/10/2017
"Dress Down for Charity" program receives award from national group CRANSTON, R.I. The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles recently was recognized for its community service efforts from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators. "We thank AAMVA for recognizing our efforts and...
10/10/2017
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when, pursuant to the balancing test, it redacted individuals' names on invoices of temporary contracted workers. We found a public interest through the Complainant's personal knowledge and objective facts indicating that disclosure of the...
10/10/2017
Temporary Closures to Begin on Monday, October 23 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be restricting travel through the Sakonnet River Channel for approximately one month, starting Monday, October 23. The restrictions are needed to allow for the safe...
10/10/2017
Funded projects will promote jobs, economic growth, and renewable energy PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) in partnership with the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank today announced new funding opportunities to support the cleanup and redevelopment of...
10/10/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for August 2017. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis...
10/10/2017
CRANSTON, RI On Friday, the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) hosted the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) to showcase how the business-led Real Jobs RI program is meeting employers' workforce and skills challenges. The USCCF's Center for Education and Workforce came to...