State Government Press Releases

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04/08/2019
Monday, April 8 Position: Seasonal Beach Managers Job Number: 827994 Employer: RI Dept. of Environmental Management Location: Statewide in RI $15.50 to $17.75 per hour (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Digital Marketing...
04/12/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that on Monday, April 15, it will close the Geneva Pond Bridge, which carries Route 7 (Douglas Avenue) over the West River at the Providence/North Providence line. As part of this $5.2 million project, RIDOT will completely...
04/05/2019
Registration for DEM's popular Energy-Saving Trees Program, which helps Rhode Islanders save energy and money, opens April 8th PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up with the Arbor Day Foundation to give away 1,000 trees as part of the State's...
04/04/2019
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner has successfully resolved a shareholder engagement with Mastercard, following an agreement by the company to significantly increase its public disclosure of lobbying expenses "As long-term investors in Mastercard we believe that full disclosure of the...
04/04/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Trearra Hudgen (age 29), of Springfield, Massachusetts was sentenced yesterday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to consecutive life sentences in prison, having been found guilty of first-degree murder, discharge of a firearm while...
04/03/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Xavier Vidot (age 19), of Cranston, was sentenced on April 1, before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to life in prison, having been found guilty of one count of second-degree murder and one count of discharging a firearm causing death. Vidot...
04/03/2019
The U.S. Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) has become aware that some people who use e-cigarettes have experienced seizures, with most reports involving young people. The FDA and poison control centers receive voluntary adverse experience reports about tobacco products. After examining...
04/03/2019
CRANSTON, R.I. R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles is expanding the locations for its driver's license road tests today with a new test site in Woonsocket. Applicants holding a driving permit can now schedule their required road test to be taken at our new branch office, located at 2000 Diamond...
04/03/2019
New this year: golden rainbow trout will be stocked at 16 of RI's most popular locations and thanks to the partnership of the South Kingstown Land Trust, Kingston's Scott Evans Memorial Pond has been added as a children's pond PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental...
04/03/2019
On Friday, April 5th at 3:00pm, the Cross-Campus Learning Collaborative will host a free event at the State House to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event will showcase Rhode Island native, Kate Ryan's Signed, X, a photographic documentary of the lives of survivors of sexual violence. Ryan,