State Government Press Releases

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07/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Antonio Neri (age 36), with a last known address of 115 Church Hill Drive, Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere to possession of a firearm after being previously convicted of a crime of violence and possession of marijuana with intent to...
07/17/2015
Position: Gillette Stadium Recruitment Job Number: 712750 Employer: Gillette Stadium Location: Foxboro, MA Rate based on experience/position (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Certified Teachers and Substitutes Job Number:...
07/16/2015
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
07/16/2015
The Complainant averred that eight (8) meetings of the Ad Hoc Working Group on URI-Narragansett Student Rental Issues were not posted on the Secretary of State's website as required by the OMA, but the evidence established that the Complainant had attended two (2) of these meetings and two (2)...
07/16/2015
The Portsmouth Agriculture Advisory Committee ("Committee") violated the OMA when it failed to timely make two (2) open session meeting minutes available to the public. See R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(b)(1)("The minutes shall be public records and unofficial minutes shall be available, to the public...
07/16/2015
The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2015 dropped to 5.9 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the revised May 2015 rate of 6.0 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one and eight-...
07/16/2015
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today released a new public service announcement (PSA) on the dangers of drunk driving. Featuring a striking, black and white aesthetic and equally striking statistics on the prevalence and deadliness of drunk driving, the PSA uses young people who...
07/16/2015
Cranston, RI The National Weather Service will be hosting a series of Hurricane Preparedness Workshops, with the first to be held at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. "With a challenging winter behind us and a beautiful summer well underway, it can be easy to forget about storm...
07/16/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has awarded a contract to repair the East Avenue West Bridge, which carries traffic for Route 113 (East Avenue) over I-295 in Warwick. As part of a continuing effort to rebuild Rhode Island's roads and bridges, the work...
07/16/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by defense and intelligence experts, today participated in a Cybersecurity Summit at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI. The discussion focused on the evolving threat of cyberattacks and the unique role Rhode Island can play supporting this...