State Government Press Releases

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02/20/2015
The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) announced today that it has referred a complaint involving possible employee criminal conduct to the Rhode Island State Police for further investigation. The alleged misconduct involves one or more employees of DLT's Unemployment...
02/20/2015
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 706587 Employer: Town of Johnston Location: Johnston, RI $43,627 to $53,934 per year (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Construction Equipment Mechanic Job Number: 705273 ...
02/19/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo named 15 members to the Rhode Island Career and Technical Board of Trustees and nine members to the Rhode Island Career and Technical Education (CTE) Trust. These two entities were created last legislative session to concentrate on improving career...
02/19/2015
With the goal to make Rhode Island an international leader in understanding and predicting the response of marine organisms and marine ecosystems to climate variability, Governor Gina Raimondo, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (...
02/19/2015
Due to several recent recalls of products containing cumin for undeclared peanut allergens, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that people with peanut allergies avoid consuming products with ground or powdered cumin. The FDA stated that affected cumin may be sold as a spice,
02/19/2015
Today the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) reports the updated data on apparent accidental drug overdose deaths, use of Narcan by Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services, and prescribed controlled substances. Since January 1, 2015, there have been twenty-seven apparent accidental drug...
02/18/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Providence College are conducting an evaluation of the impact of the serogroup B meningococcal vaccination program implemented at the college. Clinics for the first dose of the vaccine were...
02/18/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Providence County Superior Court jury found Nigel Nichols (age 29), from Brockton, MA, guilty of the December 6, 2009 shooting on Dorrance Street in Providence that killed David Thomas (age 22) and Domingo Ortiz (age 21) and injured Dwaynne...
02/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo outlined the urgent need to stop Rhode Island's decline and spark a comeback, so that every hardworking person can make it in Rhode Island. Today, Raimondo shared the approach and analysis she has undertaken to understand Rhode Island's bleak economic...
02/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo tomorrow will outline the urgent need to stop Rhode Island's decline and spark a comeback, so that every hardworking person can make it in Rhode Island. Raimondo intends to share the approach and analysis she has undertaken to understand Rhode Island's...