State Government Press Releases

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03/27/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee held a public proclamation ceremony at the State House today declaring April 2014 to be "What Every Parent Wants Month." The statewide public campaign initiated today marks an effort headed by Dr. Janice DeFrances, Director of the Department of Children, Youth and...
03/27/2014
Contact: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on March 26, 2014 members of the State Police Financial Crimes Unit arrested Scott M....
03/27/2014
Position: Sr. Maintenance Mechanic Job Number: 696814 Employer: Fuji Film Electronic Materials Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Dentist Job Number: 696991 Employer: Adil...
03/26/2014
Providence: Bristol County ranks as the healthiest county in Rhode Island, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings. The rankings, based on 29 factors that influence health, including smoking, high school graduation rates, employment, physical inactivity, and access to healthy foods,...
03/26/2014
The Complainants alleged the Rhode Island Atomic Energy Commission ("RIAEC) violated the Open Meetings Act ("OMA") on numerous occasions. After review of all allegations, this Department found the RIAEC violated the OMA when it 1) held its December 10, 2012 meeting on less than 48 hours notice...
03/26/2014
The Complainant alleged the Rhode Island Atomic Energy Commission ("RIAEC) violated the Open Meetings Act ("OMA") on several occasions. After review of all allegations, this Department found the RIAEC violated the OMA when it failed to properly conduct and record an open call for the following...
03/26/2014
The Coventry Fire District ("Fire District") did not violate the OMA when it refused to allow Complainant to attend an executive meeting on January 30, 2014. Based upon the evidence presented, the portion of the meeting when the Fire District convened into a larger training room with the union...
03/26/2014
The Town did not violate the APRA when it withheld from disclosure the street addresses and states of residence for the Town's mooring permit holders. See R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(A)I)(b); DARE v. Gannon, 713 A.2d 218 (R.I. 1998).
03/26/2014
The Fire District violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to an APRA request in writing. See R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7.
03/26/2014
The Exeter Town Council did not violate the OMA when a quorum of its members convened for an unnoticed meeting because the evidence established that the Exeter Democratic Town Committee convened for a meeting and not the Exeter Town Council. The OMA expressly provides that "political part[ies,]...