State Government Press Releases

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02/23/2015
During the summer of 1862, Rhode Island Governor William Sprague IV proposed the formation of a "colored regiment" to aid the Union's war effort. African Americans from across the northeast wrote to Governor Sprague offering to serve. The 14th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery was established the...
02/23/2015
Contact: Alex Ambrosius RIEMA External Affairs (401) 261-1639 www.riema.ri.gov Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and the Rhode Island State Police (RISP), along with the Rhode Island School Safety Committee, have...
02/23/2015
The Complainant alleged that the Westerly Police Department ("Police Department") violated the APRA when it improperly denied her APRA request seeking "a copy of [her] police background check * * * including the detective notes." This Department was provided with copies of records the Police...
02/23/2015
The Fire Department violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to Complainant's APRA request. Specifically, the undisputed evidence showed that on February 24, 2014, Complainant filed an APRA request with the Fire Department and on March 10, 2014, the Fire Department extended the time to...
02/23/2015
The Complainant alleged the City of Providence ("City") violated the APRA when it did not provide her any records responsive to her June 21, 2014 APRA request. There was simply no evidence to demonstrate that the City's search for the requested records was unreasonable or that the City maintained...
02/23/2015
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Zack Khamvongsa, age 21 168 Farmington Avenue Providence, RI P1-2015-0544AG ...
02/23/2015
The Department of Public Safety requested an advisory opinion concerning whether its computer aided dispatch system report was a public record. Because of the various different types of information contained within the report, this Department advised that whether any particular entry is or is...
02/23/2015
Position: Product Manager Job Number: 706843 Employer: Hexagon Metrology, Inc. Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Experienced Carpenters Job Number: 706964 Employer:...
02/20/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today named Sister Therese Antone and Dr. Tim Murphy to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission. "My first Executive Order as Governor called for the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct in government," said Raimondo. "By appointing these...
02/20/2015
Cranston, RI- The Office of the Governor, Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) and the state's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Consultation Program are urging Rhode Islanders to clear the ice and snow from their roofs...