State Government Press Releases

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04/09/2019
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today will join legislative leaders to testify in support of legislation that would require pension plans managed by religious organizations in Rhode Island to send regular updates on the financial health of the pensions to their plan participants. "There are...
04/08/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the Town of Westerly will begin aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands on Wednesday, April 10. Spraying will take place between 7 AM and 2 PM. Rain...
04/12/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will implement a traffic pattern change along a portion of Elmwood Avenue starting next week on Monday, April 15. Called a road diet, the changes are designed to increase safety and make it easier to make left turns into...
04/08/2019
With more than 40,000 anglers pursuing 75,000 hatchery-raised trout in over 100 RI waterways, Opening Day is a celebratory, exciting tradition. DEM encourages all anglers, however, to put safety first by always wearing a life jacket. PROVIDENCE With the trout fishing season opening on Saturday,
04/08/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced the award of 12 new partnerships and $1.6 million in implementation grants to expand Real Jobs Rhode Island (Real Jobs RI). The 12 new grantees join Real Jobs RI's expansive...
04/08/2019
Monday, April 8 Position: Seasonal Beach Managers Job Number: 827994 Employer: RI Dept. of Environmental Management Location: Statewide in RI $15.50 to $17.75 per hour (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Digital Marketing...
04/12/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that on Monday, April 15, it will close the Geneva Pond Bridge, which carries Route 7 (Douglas Avenue) over the West River at the Providence/North Providence line. As part of this $5.2 million project, RIDOT will completely...
04/05/2019
Registration for DEM's popular Energy-Saving Trees Program, which helps Rhode Islanders save energy and money, opens April 8th PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up with the Arbor Day Foundation to give away 1,000 trees as part of the State's...
04/04/2019
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner has successfully resolved a shareholder engagement with Mastercard, following an agreement by the company to significantly increase its public disclosure of lobbying expenses "As long-term investors in Mastercard we believe that full disclosure of the...
04/04/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Trearra Hudgen (age 29), of Springfield, Massachusetts was sentenced yesterday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to consecutive life sentences in prison, having been found guilty of first-degree murder, discharge of a firearm while...