State Government Press Releases

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02/26/2015
Group tasked to improve delivery of health care services, lower costs PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today appointed a diverse group of health care professionals, patient advocates, businesspeople and other policy leaders to address the structural challenges facing Rhode Island's...
02/26/2015
With electronics retailer RadioShack filing for bankruptcy protection recently and its subsequent announcement that it plans to close stores in Rhode Island in the coming weeks Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is advising consumers to use any gift cards, gift certificates or store credits...
02/26/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today, Judier Dixon (age), of Providence, pled guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to the June 12, 2013 murder of 46-year-old Richard Arenas and the May 2012 shooting of Amaury Santos. Under the terms of the plea agreement,...
02/26/2015
Today, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea's Transition Committee released its report, "Restart Rhode Island." The Committee, chaired by Arianne Corrente and consisting of 12 prominent business, civic and non-profit leaders from across Rhode Island, has outlined 20 key recommendations designed to...
02/26/2015
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that conditionally-approved areas of Mount Hope Bay and the Kickemuit River will be closed to shellfishing beginning at sunrise on Thursday, February 26. DEM enacted the emergency closure because an estimated 600,000 gallons of non-...
02/26/2015
Position: Assistant Chief Engineer Job Number: 707092 Employer: Providence Biltmore Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Maintenance Engineer Job Number: 707090 Employer:...
02/25/2015
The Directory of City and Town Officials, an electronic publication provided by the Division of Municipal Finance, was released today. The directory, commonly known state-wide as the 'Blue Book,' is published on the division's website and updates are made regularly. Be sure to bookmark the link...
02/26/2015
Limited Number of New Commercial Fishing License Opportunities Available for 2015 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that it is accepting applications for new and renewed commercial fishing licenses for 2015 through next Monday, March 2. The application period has...
02/25/2015
The 'Municipal Memo' is now available on the DMF website and has been renamed as the Municipal Legislative Brief which more appropriately reflect its subject matter. This document summarizes legislative introductions as of February 17, 2015 and is updated regularly throughout the general assembly...
02/25/2015
Position Director of Development, Graduate School of Oceanography Job Number: 707039 Employer: University of RI Location: Kingston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position CDL A & B Driver Recruitment Job...