State Government Press Releases

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07/24/2017
Position: School Bus Driver Recruitment Job Number: 757047 Employer: First Student Location: Throughout RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Gillette Stadium Recruitment Job Number: 757057 Employer:
07/21/2017
The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Almy Pond in Newport due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins, including microcystins, that can harm humans and animals. ...
07/21/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for March 2017. 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 percent...
07/25/2017
PROVIDENCE - Tying into a prominent theme of the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting, the Rhode Island Governor's Homeland Security Advisory Board (HSAB) held its first meeting last Wednesday to discuss the future of the state's homeland and cybersecurity initiatives. "I...
07/21/2017
Position: Senior Process Automation Engineer Job Number: 756739 Employer: Amgen, Inc. Location: West Greenwich, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Senior Associate Automation Engineer Job Number:...
07/20/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Larkin's Pond Beach in West Kingston for swimming. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified...
07/20/2017
"Today marks an important milestone, as Rhode Island has officially regained all of the jobs lost in the Great Recession. I commend the Governor and General Assembly on this progress, and I am proud to know that my administration is contributing toward Rhode Island's economic recovery. "...
07/20/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Larkin's Pond Beach in West Kingston for swimming, and reopening Kent County YMCA Lower Pond in North Kingstown. Kent County YMCA Lower Pond had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended,...
07/20/2017
Providence, R.I -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for February 2017. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
07/20/2017
There are 500 Fewer Unemployed RI Veterans Now Than a Year Ago CRANSTON, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo today hailed a US Department of Labor (USDOL) report showing that the unemployment rate among Rhode Island veterans fell by 1.7 percent over the last year, tying Rhode...