State Government Press Releases

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01/04/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her continued efforts to build healthy communities and showcase our state's beauty to the world, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today established the Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council. The council will be responsible for increasing awareness about the use and...
01/04/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General will again hold a cell phone recycling drive throughout the month of January to benefit victims of domestic violence and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV). The program is...
01/04/2016
Position: Alarm Installer/Technician Job Number: 719736 Employer: Ocean State Alarms Location: Various RI locations Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: RN & LPN Job Number: 719980 Employer: Elmwood...
01/04/2016
Rate Paid to Tipped Workers Increases to $3.39 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today marked the increase of Rhode Island's minimum hourly wage from $9.00 to $9.60. In addition, the minimum rate paid to tipped workers increased from $2.89 to $3.39. "When I was sworn into office,...
12/31/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it has awarded grants totaling $29,678 to two Rhode Island communities to fund removal of abandoned vessels from local waters. The grants, awarded to the Town of Portsmouth and the Watch Hill Fire District...
12/30/2015
Some 1,400 hatchery-raised trout stocked in ponds and rivers throughout state PROVIDENCE - Just in time for the winter fishing season, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds and rivers across Rhode Island with some 1,400 brown and brook trout. "We hope families...
12/30/2015
Guided nature tour kicks off at noon from Kelly House in Lincoln as part of National First Day Hikes Event PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a guided walking tour of the Blackstone River State Park and Bike Way, on New Year's Day. The three-...
12/28/2015
RI residents 16+ encouraged to apply for positions at parks, beaches around the state PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is now accepting applications for seasonal employment at state parks, beaches and campgrounds across the state. Various positions are...
12/28/2015
With the General Assembly set to go back to work in January, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today previewed legislation he intends to re-file that will increase penalties for those who are convicted of killing or injuring individuals while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In...
01/07/2016
Today the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announces that Betsy Wall has been selected as the agency's new chief marketing officer. Wall brings a wealth of public service experience to the position from roles in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. Wall and her team will be charged with helping to...