Post Tagged with: "Rhode Island"

Rhode Island-Based Jobs Rose by 2,000 from August; September Unemployment Rate Decreases to 5.2 Percent

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in September, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. The September rate was down six-tenths of a percentage point from the August rate of 5.8 percent. Last year the rate was 10.9 percent in September. The U.S. unemployment rate was[Read More…]

by October 21, 2021

Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos & Rhode Island Blue Star Moms Announced The 19th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer!

    From The Office Of Rhode Island Lieutaant Governor Sabina Matos: Today, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos was joined by Governor Dan McKee, Senator Jack Reed, Major General Christopher Callahan, Rhode Island Blue Star Moms, elected officials, military leaders, and business leaders to announce the 19th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer.[Read More…]

by October 13, 2021

Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz Responds Swiftly To Matt Brown Announcement

  The Coalition caught up with Democratic Candidate For Governor, Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz, and asked him for his reaction to the entry of Matt Brown into the Governor’s race. Dr. Munoz: “Material progress cannot be co-opted. The candidate’s association with others who have committed themselves to community work, does[Read More…]

by September 22, 2021

Kobi Dennis’ Haircuts & Heritage: “It’s More Than A Cut” Dedication & Ribbon Cutting

  While knowing barber shops have served as special places among African Americans since the 19th Century, a dedicated team of community leaders have created a safe space for inner city youth to get a free haircut and life lesson from someone who looks like them. As the Haircuts &[Read More…]

by September 18, 2021

URI Assistant Director Of Communications Dave Lavallee Explains The Methodology Underlying The Religious Exemption For The Covid Vaccine

In the immediate aftermath of the Governor McKee COVID Press Conference, University of Rhode Island Assistant Director Of Communications Dave Lavallee explained the methodology underlying the religious exemption for the Covid vaccine. See the mentioned forms below.  

by September 3, 2021

Rhode Island Governor McKee Responds to US Supreme Court Ruling Terminating Biden/CDC Imposed Eviction Moratorium

    “We are disappointed in the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and ask Congress to act to reinstate protections for renters facing eviction here in Rhode Island and across the United States. As we explore all available options to keep Rhode Islanders in their homes, we urge those[Read More…]

by August 27, 2021

RIPTA Notifies Passengers of New Federal Extension On Mask Mandate for Public Transportation

Mandate Has Been Extended Through January 18, 2022 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is advising passengers that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the federal mandate requiring face masks to be worn when using public transportation – including trains and buses. The mandate, which has been in[Read More…]

by August 25, 2021

Attorney General Candidate Calenda Issues Statement On Governor McKee Executive Order

When the Rhode Island General Assembly passed the fiscal year 2022 budget and Governor McKee signed it into law, the Emergency Powers of the Governor, under R.I.G.L. §30-15-9 were modified and restricted. Specifically, the General Assembly terminated all executive orders related to the “COVID-19” declaration of Emergency, issued by then-Governor[Read More…]

by August 24, 2021

Providence Mayor Elorza Announces Joseph DiPina to Serve as Chief of Operations

DiPina Currently Serves as Assistant Superintendent of Administration for PPSD Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced Joseph DiPina will serve as the Chief of Operations for the City of Providence, starting September 20, 2021. “During his time with the Providence Public School District, Joe has worked tirelessly to improve systems[Read More…]

by August 23, 2021

Mayors Grebien & Rivera Announce Kick-Off Of Joint 2021 Restaurant Weeks

  Today Mayor Donald R. Grebien and Mayor Maria Rivera announced that Pawtucket and Central Falls would be partnering once again to host joint Restaurant Weeks from August 27th to September 19th. Following in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, both cities will work to support the local restaurants and celebrate the[Read More…]

by August 11, 2021