State Government Press Releases

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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...
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...