State Government Press Releases

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02/11/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for November 2015 today. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the...
02/11/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 2015. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0...
02/11/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. (MoneyGram) resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used MoneyGram's wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes...
02/11/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is currently monitoring the risk for very cold temperatures expected to impact Southern New England this weekend. Rhode Islanders are urged to prepare now as arctic air will overspread Rhode Island beginning Saturday, February 13,...
02/11/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today lauded the strong demand for the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank's first round of Efficient Building Fund financing. Twenty seven applications from across Rhode Island were submitted for an initial $25 million in EBF financing for energy...
02/11/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has appointed Dr. Mary J. Archibald, Ph.D. and Anne M. Nolan to the Rhode Island Parole Board. "The Parole Board is a significant part of our criminal justice system," Raimondo said. "I am confident that Dr. Mary Archibald and Anne Nolan will work...
02/11/2016
Position: Informational session for Insurance Careers Feb. 15 Job Number: --- Organization: Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island (IIARI) Location: Providence, RI (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Production Sign Maker Job Number:...
02/10/2016
AG calls on Senate Committee to pass bill repealing amendment allowing debt-collection robocalls Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is urging the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to pass the ''Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls Act of 2015'' or ''...
02/10/2016
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Carlos Cardona (age 43) 61 Alpha Drive Pawtucket, RI P1-2016-0405A ...
02/10/2016
Platform to Employment (P2E), with an 80% Success Rate Placing Job Candidates in Other States, Will Partner with DLT and Job Club RI CRANSTON, RI The RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced the launch of Platform to Employment (P2E), a nationally-recognized program...