State Government Press Releases

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08/21/2018
JOHNSTON, RI -- Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Chair of Rhode Island's Long Term Care Coordinating Council, teamed up with the Credit Unions of Rhode Island and Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena to launch the CU Senior Safeguard, an online educational program developed to fight the financial scams and fraud...
08/21/2018
This weekend, five teams of high school students from across Rhode Island won a share of $9,000 as part of Lt. Governor Dan McKee's Entrepreneurship Challenge, a business pitch competition for students to compete for thousands of dollars in post-secondary scholarships. Over 40 teams from high...
08/20/2018
Students will compete for $9,000 in scholarships on August 18th at New England Institute of Technology. PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced the finalists of Rhode Island's first Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC), a business pitch competition for high school...
08/20/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Dan McKee will be joined by Millennial Rhode Island and the Credit Unions of Rhode Island to host the Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge Final Competition. Teams of high school entrepreneurs from across the state will present business pitches to a panel of...
08/20/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Credit Unions of Rhode Island and Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena will launch CU Senior Safeguard, an online, educational program developed to fight the financial scams and fraud being perpetrated against the elderly. WHO: Lt. Governor Dan McKee ...
08/17/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee issued the following statement on the Paw Sox move to Worcester: "The departure of the Paw Sox marks a missed opportunity for economic development in the Blackstone Valley. I have great respect and admiration for Mayor Grebien and the local leaders who...
07/25/2018
As part of his effort to update Rhode Island's State Plan on Alzheimer's, Lt. Governor Dan McKee is launching a series of Town Hall meetings across the state to collect input from Rhode Islanders whose lives have been impacted by the disease. In February, Lt. Governor McKee and the Rhode...
07/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI After months of negotiations, Lt. Governor Dan McKee announced his plan to reduce the inflated paint recycling fees imposed on consumers by Paint Care, the multimillion-dollar national organization responsible for Rhode Island's paint recycling program. The Paint Care program...
07/20/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee made the following statement about National Grid's intention to increase electric rates by 19-percent: "Another rate increase is unacceptable. It is unacceptable for hardworking Rhode Island families, our small business community and our state's...
06/27/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee issued the following statement on the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy: "The sudden retirement of Justice Kennedy drastically and dangerously shifts the balance on future decisions that are important to women, our LGBTQ+ community and...