State Government Press Releases

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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...
06/08/2016
In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on regionalization is now. We have been talking for far too long in Rhode Island...
05/25/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was joined today by Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Brigadier General Christopher P. Callahan, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard, and other state officials for the annual Remembrance Ceremony at the...
05/09/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee, municipal leaders, the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns, and municipal police, fire and rescue personnel today called on the General Assembly to pass legislation that would enable cities and towns to establish Regional Emergency Communication...
05/05/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee, municipal leaders, the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns, and public safety personnel will hold a news conference on Monday, May 9, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. to call on the General Assembly to pass legislation that would enable cities and towns to...
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...