State Government Press Releases

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07/24/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Health and Human Services Secretary Elizabeth Roberts, and Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen today issued the following statements in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): "People with...
07/24/2015
PROVIDENCE - Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will present an update on the July 11 incident at Salty Brine State Beach today at DEM Headquarters. The briefing will take place at 2 p.m. in Room 300 in the Foundry Building located at 235 Promenade Street in Providence.
07/24/2015
The Commission took the following actions: Issued Advisory Opinion 2015-29 to Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety and Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police, opining that he is not prohibited by the Code of Ethics from accepting a gift from...
07/24/2015
Position: Digital Project Manager Job Number: 712811 Employer: Innovex Location: Lincoln, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Generator Retail Sales Person Job Number: 712928 Employer: Cox Electric ...
07/23/2015
The Complainant alleged that Rhode Island Housing violated the APRA when it failed to provide access to certain documents and when it extended the time to respond for twenty (20) business days. This Department determined that the documents that were not produced (meeting minutes, notices for...
07/23/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) have issued a health advisory for Blackamore because of blue-green algae blooms in both bodies of water. Rhode Islanders are urged to avoid recreational activities in that body of water,
07/23/2015
Today the Department of Labor and Training announced that it has cut the administrative assessment rate charged to insurance companies providing workers' compensation coverage in Rhode Island. For fiscal year 2016, DLT has reduced the rate to 6.50 percent from 6.65 percent of insurance companies'...
07/23/2015
Providence -- The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Paradise Pond in Middletown due to a detected blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae causes toxins that can harm humans and animals....
07/23/2015
In an effort to educate Rhode Islanders of the dangers posed by ticks this time of year, the Department of Health (RI DOH) urges all Rhode Islanders to protect themselves from tick bites and to check themselves for ticks after spending time outdoors to help prevent Lyme disease. "We want people...
07/23/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that the East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail was reopened to vehicular traffic beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 23. The reopening of the trail provides access to the campground and back track trail. Sections of the...