State Government Press Releases

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02/09/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee issued the following statement Tuesday on the RhodeWorks road-and-bridge repair proposal: "As House and Senate committees prepare to consider RhodeWorks, I want to reiterate my support for the plan and urge lawmakers to advance it. As the Governor...
01/28/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee issued the following statement Thursday on the death of Buddy Cianci: "I was saddened to hear of the passing of Mayor Buddy Cianci, who for so long has been a fixture in Providence, a city he truly loved. The Mayor lifted Providence up in many...
01/27/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee and Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers Administrator Thomas F. Ahern on Wednesday announced the launch of Empower RI, a website to help Rhode Islanders shop for the best electricity prices for their homes and businesses. ...
01/25/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I.-- Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee will be joined by Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers Administrator Thomas Ahern on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at 2 p.m. for the launch of Empower RI, a website to help Rhode Islanders shop for the best electricity prices. ...
11/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. McKee released the following statement Tuesday on the release of the PARCC results in Rhode Island: "These PARCC results should serve as a call to action for all of us. Without a great public school system, our economy will continue to lag and...
11/05/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The 2015 Operation Holiday Cheer campaign is continuing to collect names of service members to receive a special care package that contains reminders of Rhode Island. If you know a service member from Rhode Island who will be away from home for the holidays due to military...
10/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. McKee is set to launch the 2015 Operation Holiday Cheer campaign at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, along with the Rhode Island National Guard and a host of corporate and community partners. Operation Holiday Cheer, in its 13th year, is a...
08/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In response to consistently low ratings on small business friendliness, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation are launching a collaboration with Thumbtack Inc. to link its network of Rhode Island small businesses with resources, support and...
07/01/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee released the following statement after the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to end the "billing adjustment" practice that left thousands of customers with unexpected charges on their bills after they switched to...
06/30/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Public Utilities Commission is expected to decide Wednesday whether to eliminate the so-called "billing adjustment" that has cost National Grid customers about $1.5 million so far this year after they switched to competitive electricity suppliers. As co-chairman of the...