State Government Press Releases

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08/11/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 172 mosquito pools, or samples, from 37 traps set statewide during the week of July 27 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Results from 105 pools collected from 37 traps set...
08/14/2015
Announces Statewide School Construction Assessment and Opens the Application Process for Capital Fund PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today launched the School Building Authority, a component of her Jobs Plan, that includes conducting the first statewide school construction...
08/11/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered the U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff beginning Tuesday, August 11 in honor of the service and sacrifice of Master Sergeant Peter A. McKenna Jr., 35, of Bristol, Rhode Island. McKenna died August 8, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
08/11/2015
Conditional Areas A & B, along with the Conimicut Triangle, Will Reopen at Sunrise on Saturday, August 8 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Conditional Areas A and B, along with the Conimicut Triangle in Upper Narragansett Bay, will re-open to...
08/11/2015
Position: Shuttle Driver Job Number: 713016 Professional Security Services Location: Providence, RI $9.00 to $11.40 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Materials Coordinator Job Number: 713028 Employer: Hexagon Metrology<...
08/07/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today the Mineral Spring Avenue Bridge over the Moshassuck River in Pawtucket will be temporarily posted for 18 tons effective this evening. Travel lanes on Mineral Spring Avenue at the bridge will be narrowed, and a truck detour...
08/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today asked for reconsideration of a Decision of the Health Insurance Commissioner approving a rate increase requested by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode ("Blue Cross") for its Direct Pay line of business. The Direct Pay market is for those who pay for their own...
08/07/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced a collaboration with the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program to support her ongoing efforts to get Rhode Islanders back to work. Brookings, with its strong track record in developing successful economic strategies in...
08/07/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the state has reached a final agreement with SEIU District 1199 New England regarding family child care providers who are a part of Rhode Island's Child Care Assistance Program. SEIU members voted unanimously last night to ratify...
08/14/2015
Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has been appointed to lead the National Association of Secretaries of States' Standing Committee on Voter Participation for the 2015-2016 cycle. Gorbea will co-chair the committee with Secretary of State John Merrill of Alabama. The NASS Voter Participation...