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02/26/2015 14:30 EST
Today, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea's Transition Committee released its report, "Restart Rhode Island." The Committee, chaired by Arianne Corrente and consisting of 12 prominent business, civic and non-profit leaders from across Rhode Island, has outlined 20 key recommendations designed to...
02/24/2015 10:30 EST
Secretary of State of State Nellie M. Gorbea is warning Rhode Island business owners not to be misled by a deceptive letter that appears to come from an official government source. The letter is being mailed by an entity calling itself "Annual Business Services." Several businesses have reported
02/23/2015 12:15 EST
During the summer of 1862, Rhode Island Governor William Sprague IV proposed the formation of a "colored regiment" to aid the Union's war effort. African Americans from across the northeast wrote to Governor Sprague offering to serve. The 14th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery was established the...
02/17/2015 10:45 EST
Voters in Central Falls will participate in a citywide election this Thursday, February 19, and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea urges all eligible voters to get out and vote. Voters across the city will have the opportunity to choose between two candidates vying for the position of City...
02/13/2015 16:00 EST
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State of State Nellie M. Gorbea is warning Rhode Island business owners not to be misled by an email solicitation from "Rhode Island Corporate Compliance (RICC)." "The email cites the Revised Model Business Corporations Act which requires corporations to keep...
02/05/2015 08:30 EST
150 years ago this April, the Confederate army surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia signaling the end of the Civil War and the start of a new chapter in our nation's collective identity. A new exhibit at the Rhode Island State Archives commemorates the 150th anniversary of the end of the...
02/03/2015 12:45 EST
Voters in Central Falls' fifth City Council ward will participate in a non-partisan primary this Thursday, February 5, and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea urges all eligible voters to vote. "I am committed to ensuring that every Rhode Islander who is eligible to vote has every opportunity...
02/02/2015 09:00 EST
Two Voter ID Card events scheduled for today in Central Falls have been cancelled. The events, scheduled to take place at 10AM at Wilfred Manor, 466 Hunt Street, and at 1:30PM at Progreso Latino, 626 Broad Street, will be rescheduled at a later date. For more information visit sos.ri.gov/...
01/29/2015 11:15 EST
Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea and State Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi will host an information meeting at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane in Warwick, on Friday, January 30, 2015, at 1PM to explain changes to the voting process resulting from the elimination of straight-party (...
01/28/2015 16:30 EST
Voters in Central Falls will go to the polls in February to elect two new city council members. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is providing several opportunities for voters in that city who do not currently have a valid photo ID to obtain a FREE Voter ID Card provided by the Department of...
01/18/2015 15:00 EST
"I was saddened to learn of Sister Ann Keefe's passing. Sister Ann was an inspiration to me. She was a community builder. A public servant and a leader who challenged us to care for others as our own. She contributed immensely to improving the lives of all Rhode Islanders. I am grateful for her...
01/06/2015 13:00 EST
Nellie M. Gorbea was sworn in today as Rhode Island's Secretary of State, becoming only the fourth woman to hold this position and the first Latino to hold statewide elected office in New England. Gorbea, who won a decisive victory in the November General Election, served as Deputy Secretary of...
12/18/2014 11:45 EST
Mollis' action brings Hearing Process to a close with "statutory maximum fine permitted in this matter" Providence, RI – Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis, today, sent a letter to Hearing Officer (Attorney) Louis DeSimone adopting Mr. DeSimone's findings that Mr. Thomas Zaccagnino "did conduct...
11/25/2014 10:15 EST
Providence, RI -- Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will light the 2014 State House Christmas tree on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the State House rotunda. The 15' Fraser Fir was donated by Sarah Partyka of The Farmer's Daughter...
11/12/2014 08:45 EST
Science Developed by the National Institute of Standards & Technology To Preserve Colonial Charter of 1663 Well Into the Future. PROVIDENCE, RI -- Governor Lincoln D. Chafee together with Rhode Island Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis announced that the process has begun to provide for a
10/07/2014 12:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE, RI -- RI Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has released the dates of upcoming VOTER ID events. This year, poll workers will ask voters to show a current and valid photo ID when they vote at their polling place. "Voter ID strengthens the public's faith in the integrity of our...
10/01/2014 08:15 EDT
PROVIDENCE, RI – In preparation for November's general election, R.I. Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis wants voters to be on the lookout for the 2014 Rhode Island Voter Information Handbook, which should begin appearing in local mailboxes soon. The 31-page guide includes all seven statewide...
09/30/2014 09:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding Rhode Islanders that Sunday, October 5, 2014 is the deadline to register to vote in the November 4th, 2014 general election. "I want to remind voters to check their voter registration status at www.sos.ri.gov/vic to make sure their
09/26/2014 13:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The newest exhibit at State Archives titled, Our World Fifty Years Ago - 1964, provides a snapshot of life in Rhode Island a half century ago. Featured, are an array of original manuscripts, photographs and materials relating to the election of 1964, all from the holdings of the
09/22/2014 09:15 EDT
The Office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis to Participate with the Board of Elections and CCRI to Register RI Voters PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will partner with the Board of Elections and the Community College of Rhode Island at the College's four campus...
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