State Government Press Releases

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02/19/2018
Monday, February 19 Position: Journeyman Plumber Job Number: 786281 Employer: Delmonico Enterprises, Inc. Location: Cranston, RI $20.00 to $25.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Machine Operator / Toolsetter ...
02/16/2018
Rhode Island selected by National Governor's Association as a 'learning lab' state to prevent neonatal withdrawal PROVIDENCE, RI - Following the release earlier this week of a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showing a 61 percent decrease in post-...
02/16/2018
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner yesterday sent a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in response to Navient Corporation's (NASDAQ: NAVI) attempt to deny shareholders the chance to vote on his proposal requesting that the company provide investors with information on the...
02/16/2018
Limited number of new commercial fishing license opportunities available PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is accepting applications for new and renewed commercial fishing licenses through Wednesday, February 28. A limited number of new commercial...
02/15/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jeffry Rosario (age 23), of Pawtucket, was sentenced yesterday by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause for his role in an August 2017 home invasion in which the defendant pretended to a police officer. Rosario had pleaded guilty on February 1,
02/15/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff until sunset on February 19, 2018 in honor of the victims of yesterday's school shooting in...
02/15/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for November 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
02/15/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
02/14/2018
Closures Begin Monday, February 26 As part of the ongoing Route 146 Corridor Bridges Project in North Smithfield, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will simultaneously replace the Woonsocket Hill Road Bridge and rehabilitate the Pound Hill Road Bridge. ...
02/14/2018
Brown University/UNC-Chapel Hill researchers cite Rhode Island Department of Corrections program as driving force to decrease post-incarceration deaths PROVIDENCE, RI - A new study by researchers from Brown University and UNC-Chapel Hill has found that an addiction treatment program for inmates...