State Government Press Releases

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11/21/2014
The Warren Housing Authority violated the OMA by communicating via correspondence concerning public business. The evidence revealed that a letter was written and signed by one of the Housing Authority members. Although it appears no discussions amongst a quorum of the Housing Authority members...
11/21/2014
The Commission took the following actions: Issued Advisory Opinion 2014-30 to the members of the Retirement Board of the Employees' Retirement System of the State of Rhode Island, opining that the Code of Ethics requires those members of the Retirement Board who hold leadership positions in an...
11/21/2014
Position: Director of Development-CELS Job Number: 703961 Employer: University of Rhode Island Foundation Location: Kingston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Tech Support Engineer Job Number: 703968 ...
11/20/2014
The Ethics Commission held its 12th meeting of 2014 on October 21, 2014. The Commission took the following actions: Issued Advisory Opinion 2014-28 to Joseph J. Nicholson, Jr, Esq., the Interim City Manager for the City of Newport, opining that he is not prohibited by the Code of Ethics...
11/20/2014
The federal government should adopt rules that protect consumers from mandatory arbitration clauses in important contracts, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and his colleagues in 15 other states wrote in a letter sent this week to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The...
11/20/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) will observe this year's American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on Thursday November 20, from 5-9 p.m. with a Gallery Night Reception featuring a collection of personal tobacco-related stories, on display at the University of Rhode Island's...
11/20/2014
Position: Bullion Processor Recruitment Job Number: 703792 Employer: Metalor Technologies USA Location: Attleboro Falls, MA $13.23 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Administrative Assistant Job Number: 703970 Employer:...
11/19/2014
The first snowfall of the year may have come and gone without much accumulation, but the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding drivers that winter weather is likely not far around the corner. To help Rhode Islanders prepare, RIDOT recently launched a new webpage, www.dot.ri.
11/19/2014
The Complainant alleged the Town Council convened into executive session under R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-5(a)(2) for "litigation," but since all the parties to the litigation were present, the Complainant alleged the meeting should have occurred in open session. This Department concluded that the...
11/19/2014
Rhode Island-Grown and Produced Produce, Poultry, Meats and Seafood Are Available at the Winter Markets to Serve as Part of Your Thanksgiving Meal PROVIDENCE Rhode Islanders now have eight winter farmers' markets available throughout the state where they can purchase a wide variety of locally-...