State Government Press Releases

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05/18/2016
"I want to thank Chairman Keable and the members of the House Judiciary Committee for passing legislation this evening that will provide for a comprehensive reform of our state's lobbying laws. House Bill 7388, Substitute A, sponsored by Representatives Jacquard, Williams, Ruggiero, and McEntee,...
05/18/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Health Professionals Loan Repayment Board announced more than $823,000 in loan repayment awards today aimed at strengthening the healthcare workforce and narrowing health disparities by increasing the number of providers in medically...
05/18/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Richard Bailey (age 38), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere on Monday before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to larceny for stealing more than $10,000 worth of jewelry from an elderly couple. Under the terms of the plea, Bailey was...
05/18/2016
(Providence, RI), The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2016 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for January 2016 today. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
05/18/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today thanked the Senate for confirming her two nominees to the Quonset Development Corporation Board of Directors, John S. Justo and Susan Leach DeBlasio, Esq. "The Quonset Development Corporation is a valuable asset to our state and a great way to...
05/18/2016
Position: Security Officers Job Number: 723631 Employer: Professional Security Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Retail Sales Recruitment Job Number: 725911 Employer: Sprint...
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,