State Government Press Releases

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05/17/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Dr. Prager's Sensible Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling various not-ready-to-eat frozen food items due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products were distributed to stores in Rhode Island,...
05/17/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed legislation to strengthen the Crime Victim Compensation Fund. "The Crime Victim Compensation Fund serves Rhode Islanders at their most vulnerable," Raimondo said. "As Treasurer, I worked to support crime victims and their families, and I...
05/17/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Quaker Oats Company is voluntarily recalling a small quantity of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars were distributed in Rhode Island. The...
05/17/2016
"I want to thank Chairman McCaffrey and the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for passing legislation this evening that will provide for a comprehensive reform of our state's lobbying laws. Senate Bill 2361, Substitute A, sponsored by Senators Lynch Prata, Goldin and Lombardi, will clarify,
05/17/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that as it is closing the books on the 2015-16 winter season, it is seeing a sharp reduction in the number of potholes thanks in large part to its decision to deploy automated pothole patching machines. Dubbed the "Pothole...
05/17/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the Rhode Island launch of a new web-based financial education program designed to empower middle school students with essential skills to make sound financial decisions. The MassMutual Foundation is providing the FutureSmart...
05/17/2016
Position: Police Officers Job Number: 725225 Employer: City of East Providence Location: East Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Security Officers Job Number: 726234 Employer: US...
05/16/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today shared her priorities for creating opportunities for our youngest learners that put them on an early path to success. As part of her Summit on Early Learning, Raimondo highlighted the importance of reading to children as early as possible to...
05/16/2016
Event: City of Woonsocket Job Fair Date and Time: TOMORROW! Tuesday, May 17, 2 PM to 6 PM Location: Woonsocket City Hall, Harris Hall,169 Main St, Woonsocket, RI 02895 Description: The City of Woonsocket in partnership with the RI Dept. of Labor and ...
05/16/2016
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) - in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), and other partners - will tour the newly reconstructed fishways along Saugatucket River in South...