State Government Press Releases

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08/07/2009
Governor Donald L. Carcieri issued the following comments congratulating Rhode Island State Police Lt. Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell on his appointment as U.S. Marshal. “From the earliest days of the United States Marshals Service, the position of United States Marshal has been a key link between...
07/01/2009
State Offices Closed on Monday, July 6, 2009 The State of Rhode Island will observe Independence Day on Monday July 6, 2009. All state offices will be closed on Monday, July 6, 2009 in observance of Independence Day. State offices will be open on Friday, July 3, 2009.
02/23/2009
PROVIDENCE, RI – The State of Rhode Island Department of Administration, Contractors’ Registration and Licensing Board, has announced that major credit cards will now be accepted for payment of all registration fees, publications, or any outstanding fines completed in person at the Board’s office,...
02/17/2009
www.ri.gov/opengovernment/DOA/ and www.ripay.ri.gov allows users to track all state expenditures The Department of Administration today launched a new website dedicated to transparency and...
12/15/2008
Providence, RI – The Rhode Island School for the Deaf and the Rhode Island Department of Administration, Division of Capitol Projects is pleased to announce that construction will commence on the new Rhode Island School for the Deaf. The $31.3 million project is designed to meet LEED for...
09/02/2008
RI.gov Fifth in Annual ‘The Best of the Web’ Survey The State of Rhode Island Department of Administration, Division of Information Technology, has announced that RI.gov, the state’s official Web site, has been named one of the top five state government sites in the 2008 Center...
08/13/2008
As a result of the findings of the preliminary examination of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC), the Bureau of Audits today announced the establishment of an anonymous hotline to report incidents of fraud, waste or abuse at the RIRRC. “The results of the preliminary...
08/12/2008
The Department of Administration today announced the successful bidders for janitorial service contracts previously held by Tri-State and Falcon. The contracts were awarded as a result of an open, competitive procurement process for janitorial services initiated by the Department of Administration.
07/25/2008
The Department of Administration announced today all the Executive Office state contracts with Falcon Maintenance and Tri-State Enterprises will be terminated, effective 11:59 PM, July 25, 2008. Commenting on the action, Governor Carcieri stated, “This should send a clear message to all...
07/17/2008
Department Of Administration Initiates Internal Review Of Two Companies The Department of Administration has initiated an internal review of the two companies involved in the recent ICE action, Falcon and Tri-State, to ensure compliance with state and federal employment and immigration...