State Government Press Releases

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08/07/2015
Providence -- The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Sisson Pond and Lawton Valley Reservoir in Portsmouth due to a detected blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae causes toxins that can...
08/07/2015
Position: Veterans Job Fair, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 9AM to Noon Job Number: --- Employer: Multiple Employers Location: Providence netWORKri Center, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Chemical Batchmaker<...
08/07/2015
Training Sessions Set for August 11 and August 19 in Providence and Johnston PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, in a cooperative effort with the USDA and Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), will be working to increase public awareness of the Asian Longhorned...
08/07/2015
PROVIDENCE - On Saturday, August 8, the Department of Environmental Management will host the final event of the 2015 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit at Burlingame State Park and Campground in Charlestown. The event will include a grand prize ceremony where pre-registered Pursuit participants...
08/07/2015
Position: Police Officers Job Number: 712973 Employer: City of Providence Location: Providence, RI $51,130 per year (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Plumber Job Number: 713414 Employer: Harris Plumbing &amp;...
08/06/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today hosted a bill signing ceremony on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act to mark the passage of legislation (S 999 and H 6312) authorizing the Secretary of State to purchase modern voting equipment and software. "Fifty years ago today,...
08/06/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today hosted a bill signing ceremony on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act to mark the passage of legislation (S 999 and H 6312) authorizing the Secretary of State to purchase modern voting equipment and software. "Fifty years ago today,...
08/06/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo hosted a discussion today at the Rhode Island Veterans Home with Veterans, servicemembers and military families to kick off the search for a new Cabinet-level Director of the Division of Veterans Affairs. During the conversation, Veterans,...
08/06/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian today visited the Governor Francis Neighborhood in Warwick, one of the areas most affected by yesterday's early morning storm, and received an update on clean-up efforts across the City of Warwick. The Governor has...
08/06/2015
New Rules Will Limit Climate Change Pollution from Power Plants; Letter to EPA Cites Critical Need for EPA Regulations to Protect the Public, the Environment, Grow Our Economies; New Rules Target Existing and New Power Plants, with Existing Power Plant Rule Cutting Pollution Equivalent to That...