State Government Press Releases

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05/27/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the reclassification of several areas of the state's shellfish harvesting waters. Areas in Sakonnet Harbor, Kickemuit River, and the East Passage have been reclassified based on water quality monitoring...
05/27/2016
Position: Construction Supervisor Assistant Job Number: 726297 Employer: Picerne Properties Location: Statewide in RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Field Service Technician Job Number: 726245
05/22/2015
Memorial Day Weekend is here and all Rhode Island state and licensed beaches are open for the 2016 beach season! Have a fun and healthy summer!
05/26/2016
The Rhode Island State Senate unanimously passed legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would prohibit the posting of "revenge porn" without the consent of the individual in the images. The legislation also creates criminal penalties for those who engage in "...
05/26/2016
"Today, the Rhode Island Senate voted 36-0 to approve the Rhode Island Lobbying Reform Act (S.2361 Substitute A). When I first entered office, I identified the need for a comprehensive reform of the state's lobbying laws. This legislation is the result of our efforts to clarify, streamline and...
05/26/2016
The Complainant alleged that the City of Providence ("City") violated the APRA when it failed to provide responsive documents to the Complainant's APRA request. The City determined that the Complainant's APRA request asked for a "list" and "breakdown" of certain information, and the City...
05/26/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jeremy Leiva (age 24) of Providence pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to DUI death resulting and other charges related to the March 8, 2015 motor vehicle crash that killed his girlfriend Flory Hernandez...
05/26/2016
Today, the Rhode Island House of Representatives voted to approve a bill (H7512B), filed at the request of Attorney General Peter. F Kilmartin and sponsored by Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi (D- District 23, Warwick), which expands health insurance coverage to include off-label use of...
05/26/2016
On May 25th, an estimated 900 high school students, their teachers, and community partners gathered at the University of Rhode Island's Kingston campus to attend the eighth annual Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH). They were...
05/26/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) want to remind people of the dangers posed by mosquitoes this time of year and reinforce the importance of personal protection in preventing mosquito bites. Mosquitoes carry many...