State Government Press Releases

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11/09/2016
Television show aimed at giving Rhode Islander's a voice will feature the success stories of 6 local millennials PROVIDENCE, R.I. The second episode of Lt. Governor Dan McKee's monthly television show, "Advance RI," airs this evening, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm on Cox Channel 13,
11/03/2016
Care package initiative expected to serve over 350 troops who are away from home during the holidays PROVIDENCE, R.I. This morning, Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. McKee launched the 14th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer accompanied by Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Brigadier General Christopher P.
11/03/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee issued the following statement on the appointment of Ann C. Assumpico as Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police: "I congratulate Colonel Assumpico on her appointment as Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police. She has...
09/30/2016
Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee filed a response with the Public Utilities Commission on the Access Northeast Pipeline Docket. McKee's response is on behalf of Rhode Island's small business and residential ratepayers. Link to response below. Media Contact: Andrea Palagi | andrea.palagi@...
09/28/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee launches "Advance RI," a monthly television show aimed at amplifying the voice of Rhode Islanders who have firsthand experience in McKee's three main issue areas: Supporting small businesses, advocating for excellent public education and...
09/24/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was joined today by Governor Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Brigadier General Christopher P. Callahan, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard...
09/02/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee notified the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission that he opposes National Grid's proposal to increase gas pipeline capacity at the expense of Rhode Island electric customers. Through Docket 4627, National Grid is seeking permission...
08/25/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. McKee issued the following statement on the release of Rhode Island's PARCC scores: "While today's PARCC results show some positive movement, it is clear that we must do more. We must set higher expectations and measure those expectations in the...
07/11/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was named Chairman of the National Lt. Governors Association (NLGA) last Friday morning at the group's annual meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As Chairman, Lt. Governor McKee will lead the association's 17-person Executive Committee in...
06/15/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor McKee joined members of the Aging in Community Subcommittee of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council this afternoon for the release of their report on aging in Rhode Island. The event was also attended by Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Representative...