State Government Press Releases

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03/31/2017
Congressman Jim Langevin receives The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) 2017 Congressional Award Cranston, R.I Today, U.S. Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) was presented with the National Emergency Management Association 2017 Congressional Award for his continuous support and...
03/31/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), Rhode Island State Police, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and representatives of organized labor across Rhode Island gathered today to urge motorists to drive safely in work zones as the 2017 road construction season gets underway.
03/31/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced today that there will be a special election in Senate District 13 to fill the seat of former Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Senate District 13 includes parts of Newport and Jamestown. "I...
03/31/2017
Position: Polisher/Fabricator Granite Countertops Job Number: 740568 Employer: Luxus Marble Granite Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Plumber Job Number: 741068 ...
03/30/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals have pleaded to unemployment insurance benefit fraud of nearly $50,000. To date this year, the Office has secured $254,027 in court-ordered restitution, which is deposited in the state's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. "We...
03/30/2017
Release Marks 7th Anniversary of the State's Great Flood of 2010 PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today released findings of a new study that examines the impacts of climate change on the state's wastewater infrastructure. As part of broader State...
03/30/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for October 2016. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
03/30/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has hired a new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Shoshana M. Lew will assume the duties of COO of RIDOT on Monday, April 3, 2017. Ms. Lew most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for...
03/30/2017
VW Required to Pay $4.1 Million for Environmental Projects in Rhode Island and Commit to Sale of Three Types of Electric Vehicles Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement requiring Volkswagen to pay more than $4.1 million for violating Rhode Island state laws...
03/30/2017
In a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, attorneys general from 12 states and the District of Columbia expressed their opposition to all legislation or budgetary measures that would reduce funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the many crucial programs the...