State Government Press Releases

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02/12/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bipartisan coalition of 56 states and territories today urging Congress to end secret, forced arbitration in cases of workplace sexual harassment. Too often employees are required to sign employment contracts containing arbitration agreements mandating...
02/12/2018
Encourage Rhode Islanders to Voice Concerns at Upcoming Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Public Meeting PROVIDENCE, RI - Looking out onto Narragansett Bay, Governor Gina M. Raimondo was today joined by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin and Congressman David Cicilline...
02/12/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced a traffic pattern change at the Victory Highway Bridge, carrying approximately 9,000 vehicles per day on Route 102 (Victory Highway) over I-95 in West Greenwich. Effective Friday, February 16, traffic has shifted to the south side of...
02/12/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Veterans and seniors in Rhode Island can find the municipal tax exemptions available to them in the reference guide made available this week by the Rhode Island Division of Municipal Finance. "We've revised our annual guide to make it easier for Rhode Islanders to learn...
02/12/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island is among 11 states receiving the highest grade for elections security in a new report published today by the Center for American Progress. The report, Elections Security in all 50 States Defending America's Elections, graded states on a number of indicators...
02/12/2018
Monday, February 12 Position: Literacy Specialist Job Number: 786663 Employer: RI Nurse Institute Middle College High School Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Recruitments
02/09/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is investigating the occurrence of allergic-type reactions in school students today that are associated with the consumption of kiwi fruit. RIDOH received reports of approximately 34 students experiencing symptoms, including itching of the lips and...
02/09/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today the award of more than $3.75 million in grants to help communities and local organizations protect valuable green space throughout the state. Seventeen projects will receive matching grants to protect 889...
02/09/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Araya Brinkley (age 54), of Providence, was sentenced today for the May 23, 2015 stabbing death of 41-year-old Troy Henderson of Providence. The State recommended the defendant be sentenced to life in prison. Superior Court Justice Netti C....
02/09/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of lane closures, including brief overnight highway closures, for a section of I-95 in southern Rhode Island. The closures are necessary for the safety of workers and motorists during construction of the first two...