State Government Press Releases

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04/17/2017
PROVIDENCE -The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting several events in celebration of Earth Day to encourage families to get outdoors and explore Rhode Island. Opportunities include birdwatching, a visit to a trout hatchery, and cleanups at state beaches in South...
04/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has started a project to perform preventive maintenance on Providence area Interstate bridges. The work will be completed in phases, affecting three separate areas on I-195, I-95 and the Clifford Street Bridge over the next several months. ...
04/17/2017
Updated regulations intended to make the prescribing of opioids more judicious and safe in Rhode Island are now in effect, marking the implementation of a major component of the Strategic Plan developed by Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. "These...
04/14/2017
The Complainant alleged that various meetings were not posted on the Secretary of State's website, but the Complainant readily acknowledged he had no intention of attending all meetings except for a May 3, 2016 meeting. With respect to the May 3, 2016 meeting, the Complainant read a newspaper...
04/14/2017
Complainant alleged that the BOC violated the OMA when it failed to timely post its agenda for its September 15, 2016 meeting. While the Complainant attended the meeting, the evidence indicated that the late notice left the Complainant little time to arrange his schedule and that he missed a good...
04/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 2016. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent hotel tax on a...
04/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 2016. 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 tax on a year-over-...
04/14/2017
The Board of Canvassers violated the APRA when it failed to respond to an APRA request within ten (10) business days. This Department rejected the Board of Canvassers chief argument that the APRA request sought answers to questions or interrogatories, and therefore, fell outside the APRA. The...
04/14/2017
Position: Toolmaker Job Number: 751551 Employer: Andon Electronics Location: Lincoln, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Java Developer Job Number: 751830 Employer: Maritime Planning...
04/14/2017
The City of East Providence denied the Complainant's APRA request basing its denial on its conclusion that "the documents you requested were from a meeting of individuals which does not constitute an agency or public body as defined by R.I.G.L. 38-2-2." This denial has absolutely no basis in law...