State Government Press Releases

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05/10/2017
A study published today in the journal Environmental Research provides new, local details on the health effects of hot weather on Rhode Islanders and has prompted the National Weather Service (NWS) Northeast Region to update its heat advisory policy. According to study authors, including Julia...
05/10/2017
Position: Town Manager Job Number: 752890 Employer: Town of West Warwick Location: West Warwick, RI $110,000 to $112,000 per year (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Field Marketing Representatives Job Number: 753380 ...
05/09/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement today announced the arrest of Brian Briggs, age 56, of South Kingstown. Briggs was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in violent crime, killing/possessing a protected bird,
05/09/2017
On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear legislation (S0401) filed at the request of Attorney General Kilmartin that would criminalize revenge porn and sextortion. The Senate unanimously passed identical legislation last year. Companion legislation in the House (H5304) passed the...
05/09/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jamal Rogers (age 24), of Woonsocket, was sentenced today for the 2012 sexual assault of a then 15-year old girl. Rogers was sentenced to a total of 30 years, with 15 years to serve followed by 15 years suspended with probation. In addition,...
05/09/2017
Support efforts to strengthen local shellfish stocks, promote growth of local food economy PROVIDENCE As part of continued efforts to support a strong shellfish industry in Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is conducting two quahog transplants this...
05/09/2017
Position: Production Operator Job Number: 752884 Employer: HTP-Meds LLC Location: Ashaway, RI $16.66 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Truck Mechanic Job Number: 752252 Employer: On Site Truck Repair
05/08/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Senator Erin Lynch Prata, Secretary-Treasurer of RI AFL-CIO Maureen Martin and Secretary-Treasurer of United Food and Commercial Local Domenic Pontarelli today held a roundtable discussion about the Governor's proposal to raise the minimum wage from $9.60 to $10.50 per...
05/08/2017
$6.4 million available to address stormwater, flooding statewide PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today $6.4 million in matching grants is available to help communities reduce flooding, control stormwater, and strengthen Rhode Island's climate...
05/08/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Dan McKee will recognize over 70 Rhode Island high school seniors on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the House Lounge at the State House as part of the Lieutenant Governor's Leadership Awards Program. This award, first given in 1993, recognizes students who...