State Government Press Releases

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08/15/2017
On August 8, 2017, Lt. Governor McKee filed a position statement (below) with the Public Utilities Commission opposing National Grid's electric rate increase. McKee's office was the only group to formally intervene against the rate hike on behalf of Rhode Island ratepayers. _______ I (the...
08/02/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced that he will intervene in National Grid's Standard Offer Service Procurement Plan Docket 4605 in order to oppose the Grid's proposed 53-percent electric rate increase now pending before the Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Since...
06/22/2017
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. On Monday, July 10, 2017 at 5:30 p.m., Lt. Governor Dan McKee and Stephen Lombardi of the East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will host a televised small business forum at Finn's Harborside, 38 Water Street, East Greenwich. The evening will begin with networking from 5:...
05/25/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was joined today by Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Brigadier General Christopher P. Callahan, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard, Director of Veterans Affairs Kasim Yarn and other state officials...
05/24/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI -- This afternoon, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee held a press conference to call for action on his Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package that would improve customer service levels to electric ratepayers and lower energy costs for Rhode Island small businesses and residential...
05/22/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee, municipal leaders, business owners and General Assembly members will host a press conference at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to call for action on the Lt. Governor's Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package that would increase customer...
05/17/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor McKee will kick off a '39 Farms Tour' of Rhode Island on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at Sunset Farm in Narragansett. This will mark the beginning of McKee's statewide tour of a farm or farm-related small business in all 39 cities and towns in Rhode Island.
05/15/2017
Legislation will lower energy costs for RI small businesses and residential ratepayers PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee will be joined by business owners to testify in front of the House Committee on Corporations at the rise of the House on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in support of the...
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...
04/26/2017
Yesterday, Lt. Governor McKee sent the following letter to the House Committee on Small Business in support of continued funding for the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center: April 25, 2017 The Honorable Deborah Ruggiero Chairwoman, House Committee on Small Business Rhode...