State Government Press Releases

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06/10/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and late into the evening on Sunday, June 11. The very warm weather along with favorable conditions for ozone formation will result in...
06/09/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today announced that 7 Rhode Islanders have filed to run for Senate District 13. They are: Michael Smith, Republican David Allard, Democrat Dawn Euer, Democrat John Florez, Democrat David Hanos Jr., Democrat Kimberly Ripoli, Independent ...
06/09/2017
Six-member team coached by graduates, trainers of DEM's Wastewater Management Bootcamp PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today a local team of wastewater treatment plant operators won the 2017 Operations Challenge, hosted by the New England...
06/19/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed a proclamation declaring June LGBTQ Pride Month. For decades, Rhode Island's LGBTQ community has fought tirelessly for inclusion and equality. "I'm proud to declare June Pride Month and celebrate the countless contributions that the...
06/09/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements are slated for a 2.7 mile portion of East Main Road, from Turnpike Avenue to Boyds Lane, in Portsmouth. The project also includes a small segment of Park Avenue, from Chase...
06/09/2017
Position: Water Meter Readers / Shop Repair Job Number: 754989 Employer: City of Woonsocket Location: Woonsocket, RI $604.41 to $659.34 per week (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Mechanical Service Tech Job Number:...
06/09/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo called upon the General Assembly to take swift action and pass Representative Charlene Lima and Senator Frank Lombardi's bills that would compel the release of non-grand jury documents from the 38 Studios investigation. Governor Raimondo filed suit to...
06/09/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that Rhode Island continues to show impressive job growth in the clean energy sector, as detailed in the 2017 Rhode Island Clean Energy Jobs Report released by the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Executive Office of Commerce. "In March,...
06/08/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals recently pleaded to unemployment insurance benefit fraud totaling more than $31,000. To date this year, the Office has secured $402,321 in court-ordered restitution from those convicted of unemployment insurance fraud. "Six...
06/08/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goddard Park State Beach for swimming because of high bacteria counts. The beach is located in East Greenwich. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening the beach when the water is again safe for...