State Government Press Releases

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04/11/2014
PROVIDENCE Over the course of the last year, many of our state's highly respected natural resource and wildlife specialists worked diligently to determine the Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) in Rhode Island. This list identifies those wildlife species that are in decline or...
04/11/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "More than one year ago, Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter ordered the parties involved in numerous pension lawsuits from 2009, 2010 and 2011 into mediation. With...
04/11/2014
Secretary Mollis to Speak and Support RI Small Businesses at Expo PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will speak and meet with business owners and visitors at the 2014 Ocean State Small Business Expo on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at Twin River. "This is an important expo,...
04/11/2014
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rhode Island Research Alliance Collaborative Research Grants. The awards, totaling $806,501 will fund seven diverse teams bringing together...
04/11/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that the Rhode Island Arbor Day ceremony will be held this year on Friday, April 25 at Meeting Street located at 1000 Eddy Street in Providence. The 10 a.m. event will include a speaking program, an Arbor Day presentation by...
04/11/2014
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 697150 Employer: City of Warwick Location: Warwick, RI $750.64 week (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Registerd Nurse Job Number: 697358 Employer: St. Mary's Home for...
04/10/2014
Providence, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the State, Council 94, and the Coalition of Unions entered into a tentative agreement which is now subject to ratification vote by each respective union. Council 94 is made up of approximately 65 local unions in most state...
04/10/2014
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has released the dates of upcoming VOTER ID events. This year, poll workers will ask voters to show a current and valid photo ID when they vote at their polling place. "Voter ID strengthens the public's faith in the integrity of our...
04/10/2014
he Department of Labor and Training's (DLT) most recent analysis of fourth quarter tax data indicates that Rhode Island job growth is greater than originally estimated, with 2,100 more jobs than first reported in December 2013. This would bring the total number of Rhode Island-based jobs for...
04/10/2014
Universal to Release Each Film to over 100 Million Homes Suspenseful Almost Mercy is first in the distribution pipeline Providence, RI The Rhode Island Film & TV Office announced today that East Greenwich filmmaker Chad A. Verdi's Woodhaven Production Company and Screen Media Films...