State Government Press Releases

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05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General filed a lawsuit in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Warwick Retirement Board for a willful or knowing violation of the Rhode Island Open Meetings Act (OMA) when the Board held a meeting on less than 48...
05/12/2015
Rhode Island to Receive $306,000 from the Settlements; Consumers Eligible for PaymentsAttorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that the Office of Attorney General reached settlements with Sprint Corporation ("Sprint") and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless ("Verizon"
05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General has reached a settlement agreement with the Manville Fire Department for violations of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failing to provide a timely response to an APRA request. Under the terms of the...
05/12/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General has reached a settlement agreement with the Manville Fire Department for violations of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failing to provide a timely response to an APRA request. Under the terms of the...
05/12/2015
Position: Production Manager Job Number: 709714 Employer: A Cut Above Lawn Care Location: West Kingston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Diesel Mechanic Recruitment Job Number: 709069 Employer: M&G...
05/12/2015
Position: Production Manager Job Number: 709714 Employer: A Cut Above Lawn Care Location: West Kingston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Diesel Mechanic Recruitment Job Number: 709069 Employer: M&G...
05/12/2015
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...
05/12/2015
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...
05/11/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that John Cope (age 49), with a last known address of 1 Harkness Street, Providence, waived indictment and pleaded nolo contendere to manslaughter for the November 2014 death of 78 year-old Erick Brandon. Under the terms of the plea agreement,...
05/11/2015
Bedding Plants, Flowers Available at Farmers' Markets for Mother's Day, Memorial Day PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that three farmers' markets located in state parks are now open on a weekly basis. For the first few weeks, the popular markets primarily will...