State Government Press Releases

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04/14/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today the two have intervened in National Grid's Energy Procurement case now pending before the Public Utilities Commission to request the termination of the "billing adjustment" practice that has...
04/10/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee and the co-chairmen of the Joint Municipal Shared Services Study Commission have announced legislation that takes another step toward the goal of helping cities and towns address growing costs through the sharing of services. While there are...
03/20/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was invited to the White House Thursday for a meeting with the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, which oversees the Obama Administration's engagement with state and local officials around the country. The meeting was hosted by Jerry Abramson,...
03/12/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee tonight issued the following statement after Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's budget address to the General Assembly: "Gov. Raimondo has laid out a bold agenda that will stimulate economic development, grow jobs and lay the foundation for Rhode Island's...
03/04/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee rallied today with members of the charter public school and independent public school communities to call on legislators to protect fair funding for all Rhode Island public school students. McKee joined with a few hundred students, parents and...
02/03/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee issued a statement today on the selection of Commissioner Deborah Gist by the Tulsa Board of Education as the next superintendent of Tulsa Public Schools: "Commissioner Gist has been a critical part of the effort to transform public education in...
01/23/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel McKee issued a statement Sunday on the passing of Sister Ann Keefe: "Sister Ann Keefe was a champion of peace and justice whose work touched the lives of many in Rhode Island during her decades of selfless service. She so often provided a voice for those...
01/21/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lt. Governor Daniel McKee issued a statement Wednesday on the announcement that Dr. Frances Gallo will retire as superintendent of the Central Falls School District at the end of the academic year: "Fran Gallo's bold and principled leadership has changed the way teachers,...
10/23/2014
12TH ANNUAL "OPERATION HOLIDAY CHEER" KICK-OFF Lt. Gov. Roberts, Mayor Avedisian, General Petrarca Launch Care Package Initiative For RI Troops Abroad PROVIDENCE- Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts today launched Operation Holiday Cheer 2014, joined by Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian,...
09/16/2013
Monday, September 16, 2013 Providence--"I was deeply saddened to learn of former Secretary of State Susan L. Farmer's passing. She was a woman of great courage and political leadership, serving as a role model for Rhode Island women throughout the state who aspired to participate in politics at...