State Government Press Releases

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06/08/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate Joshua H. Brumberger, Wayne M. Kezirian, and Karen A. Santilli to the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Board of Directors. Raimondo submitted their names to the Rhode Island Senate for confirmation today. "...
06/08/2016
The Rhode Island House of Representatives today passed legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would prohibit the posting of "revenge porn" without the consent of the individual in the images and create criminal penalties for those who engage in "sextortion." ...
06/08/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria counts at a safe level. RIDOH had recommended that the beach be closed on June 7th because of high bacteria counts....
06/08/2016
In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on regionalization is now. We have been talking for far too long in Rhode Island...
06/08/2016
PROVIDENCE As part of its continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced $600,000 will be available to help local farmers "green" their operations and benefit from the related energy and cost savings. The new...
06/08/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today provided the following statement regarding funding in the proposed FY17 State budget for stronger debt management and oversight: "I am pleased the proposed FY17 State budget includes many of the new tools I proposed to strengthen the...
06/08/2016
Position: Radio Continuity Director Job Number: 726863 Employer: Cumulus Media Location: Riverside, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Respooling Inspector and Shift Mechanics Job Number: 727142 ...
06/07/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo has nominated Rachelle R. Green to the Rhode Island Board of Education's Council on Postsecondary Education. The Governor submitted her name to the Rhode Island State Senate for its advice and consent. "We must support our students as they pursue...
06/07/2016
Bill Heads to Governor's Desk for Signature (Providence, RI) - Today, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would make anyone convicted of sex trafficking be subject to the State's sex offender registration...
06/07/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Barrington Town Beach for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening when the water is again safe for swimming. When a beach closure is recommended, water...