State Government Press Releases

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11/07/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it has started a project to replace the Great Island Bridge in Narragansett, a 180-foot-long structure that serves as the only way on and off of the island. Through an $8.5 million project with MIG Corporation, the bridge will...
11/07/2014
Position: Salesperson Job Number: 703300 Employer: L.K. Goodwin Co Inc Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Customer Service Professionals Job Number: 702834 Employer: OnProcess...
11/06/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer /Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Rhode Island has sold $49,495,000 Certificates of Participation (COPs) issue. The funds will be used for energy conservation projects at Rhode Island College and the Pastore Complex in Cranston and for the...
11/06/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) announces a new data link between Rhode Island and Connecticut that will help further the efforts to detect overprescribing of opioids as well as combat drug diversion and drug abuse. Through the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy PMP...
11/18/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor-Elect Gina Raimondo today appointed the Honorable K. Joseph Skekarchi, Jon Duffy and Carol J. Grant to be the chairs of her Transition Committee. The Transition Committee is charged with ensuring a smooth changeover between the administrations of Governor Lincoln Chafee...
11/06/2014
As winter approaches and temperatures begin to drop, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket to collect winter apparel as part of the annual "Warm Hearts Coats & Stuff Drive." Now through Monday, November 24th, the public can...
11/06/2014
MEDIA ADVISORY 1-800 RI CHILD - CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE NUMBER OPERATIONAL The technical issues that lead to the use of a temporary alternative phone number for the state's child abuse hotline have been resolved. Anyone with knowledge or suspicion of child abuse or neglect should call the...
11/06/2014
Position: Seasonal Drivers Job Number: 703529 Employer: Federal Express Location: Statewide in RI $12.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Master Plumber Job Number: 703015 Employer: Multi-State Restoration ...
11/05/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced that the Kent Dam Spillway Bridge in Scituate is scheduled to reopen to traffic by mid-day tomorrow, Thursday, November 6, 2014. At the same time, RIDOT will also reopen a portion of Route 12 (Scituate Avenue), from Route 116 to...
11/05/2014
MEDIA ADVISORY CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TEMPORARY CHANGE IN NUMBER TO 401-462-4453 The RI Department of Children, Youth and Families announced that the RI Child Abuse Hotline phone system is experiencing technical difficulties. The Hotline continues to be fully operational. However,...