State Government Press Releases

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07/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate. "While Rhode Island's unemployment rate continues to improve, we are still not recovering at pace with the rest of the country....
07/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today hosted a bill signing ceremony at Packaging and More in Central Falls to mark the passage of legislation requiring employers provide reasonable accommodations in the workplace for pregnant women and new moms (H 5674 and S 0276). "As a working...
07/17/2015
Cranston, RI Governor Gina Raimondo and members of her cabinet today took part in a briefing and discussion about hurricane preparedness and response, hosted by the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency. The purpose of the briefing was to bring together the Governor's Emergency Policy...
07/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Luis Matos sentenced Ernest Sabourin (age 75), with a last known address of 120 Earle Street, Central Falls, to 25 years to serve for two counts of first degree sexual assault, one count of second degree sexual assault, and...
07/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Antonio Neri (age 36), with a last known address of 115 Church Hill Drive, Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere to possession of a firearm after being previously convicted of a crime of violence and possession of marijuana with intent to...
07/17/2015
Position: Gillette Stadium Recruitment Job Number: 712750 Employer: Gillette Stadium Location: Foxboro, MA Rate based on experience/position (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Certified Teachers and Substitutes Job Number:...
07/16/2015
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
07/16/2015
The Complainant averred that eight (8) meetings of the Ad Hoc Working Group on URI-Narragansett Student Rental Issues were not posted on the Secretary of State's website as required by the OMA, but the evidence established that the Complainant had attended two (2) of these meetings and two (2)...
07/16/2015
The Portsmouth Agriculture Advisory Committee ("Committee") violated the OMA when it failed to timely make two (2) open session meeting minutes available to the public. See R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(b)(1)("The minutes shall be public records and unofficial minutes shall be available, to the public...
07/16/2015
The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2015 dropped to 5.9 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the revised May 2015 rate of 6.0 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one and eight-...