State Government Press Releases

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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...
04/21/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., Lt. Governor Dan McKee will host a town hall discussion with small businesses at the 6th Annual Latino Business Expo at Providence Career & Technical Academy. The event is free and open to the public. It will be an opportunity for...
03/30/2017
Yesterday, Lt. Governor McKee sent the following letter to the House Committee on Small Business in support of H-5783. March 29, 2017 The Honorable Deborah Ruggiero Chairwoman, House Committee on Small Business Rhode Island State House Room 205 Dear Chairwoman Ruggiero and...
03/20/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Monday evening, Lt. Governor Dan McKee and John Gregory of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce hosted a televised small business forum at Venue 131 in Cumberland. The evening began with a 30-minute panel discussion moderated by McKee. Panelists discussed statutes...
03/08/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Tonight, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will be joined by local small business owners to highlight co-working and business incubator opportunities in Rhode Island on the fifth episode of McKee's monthly television show, "Advance RI." The show will air on Cox Channel 13, Verizon Channel...