State Government Press Releases

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05/15/2018
DHS invites you to get your photo taken with HIGH QUALITY CHILD CARE supporters, Elmo, Poppy from Trolls, and Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol! It's a Picture Perfect opportunity to support the State's child care initiatives, including the push for tiered child care quality rates that will:
05/15/2018
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 20 Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in support of a nationwide preliminary injunction that would block a recent attempt by the federal Administration to reduce...
05/15/2018
The Complainant alleged the West Warwick Town Council violated the OMA when the agenda for its January 16, 2018 meeting was posted less than forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting in violation of R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-6(b). The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or entity of the state...
05/15/2018
The Complainant alleged the Western Coventry Fire District ("Fire District") violated the OMA when it failed to post the unofficial minutes for its September 7, 2017 meeting on the Secretary of State's website in violation of R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(b)(2). The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or...
05/15/2018
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner yesterday paid a surprise visit to the North Providence High School classroom of Anthony Avicolli, naming him Rhode Island's Financial Literacy Educator of the Year. "I am grateful that Rhode Island has dedicated teachers like Mr. Avicolli, for whom teaching is...
05/14/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today presented her recommendations on how to best protect the security of elections in Rhode Island with the $3 million of Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funding allocated to the state. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 allocated $380...
05/14/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for January 2018. 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...
05/14/2018
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that checks will be mailed to more than 8,000 Rhode Islanders this week under the his new YOUR MONEY program, which automatically reunites Rhode Islanders with their unclaimed property. "For hard-working Rhode Island families, a little extra...
05/14/2018
Monday, May 14 Position: Event Staff Recruitment Job Number: 801232 Employer: Gillette Stadium Location: Foxboro, MA $11.00 to $12.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Partnership Specialist Job...
05/12/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.