State Government Press Releases

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08/23/2018
Doris Blanchard promoted to Assistant Director, Supply RI PROVIDENCE Today the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced the hire of Matthew Vargas as Vice President, Business Assistance. In this role, he will help lead and manage the Corporation's business consultancy services, providing...
08/23/2018
Rhode Island's pension fund continued to deliver strong performance under Treasurer Magaziner's Back to Basics investment strategy earning $125 million in July. That 1.51 percent return on the month finished ahead of the fund's benchmark which returned 1.31 percent. The positive performance was...
08/23/2018
The longstanding Pawtucket-based company pledges to create 75+ new jobs PAWTUCKET, RI - Earlier today, at a press conference outlining a commitment to Pawtucket's future, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that one of the city's anchor employers, Collette, will expand and create 75+ new...
08/23/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 11:54 PM, Troopers arrested Jordana Rosao, age 26, of 460 Pine Street, Providence, RI, for: 1) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Review, originating out of the Warwick Police Department. ...
08/22/2018
PAWTUCKET, RI - Earlier today, at a press conference outlining a commitment to Pawtucket's future, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that one of the city's anchor employers, Collette, will expand and create 75+ new permanent, full-time jobs in Rhode Island. Collette is one of more than 25...
08/22/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that test results from three mosquito pools, or samples, from traps set in Warren, Tiverton and Providence have been confirmed positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The findings are not unexpected. We are currently...
08/22/2018
This supplemental finding addressed whether the APRA violations found in Hicks v. Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, PR 17-14 were willful and knowing, or reckless. After reviewing all the evidence presented, and although a close question, we found insufficient evidence of a...
08/22/2018
The Town of North Smithfield ("Town") violated the APRA when it denied the Complainant's request to view a financial report, claiming it was an exempt correspondence to an elected official in his official capacity, pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(M). This Department determined that the...
08/22/2018
The Complainant alleged that the MBRTF violated the APRA by withholding a responsive document and violated the OMA by improperly discussing items during executive sessions, insufficiently specifying the litigation discussed on meeting agendas, and failing to timely submit meeting minutes to the...
08/22/2018
Campground season continues into October PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that most State beaches will be open daily through Labor Day Monday, September 3. Scarborough South in Narragansett is closed on weekdays and will be open weekends-...