State Government Press Releases

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04/11/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee will join a delegation of elected leaders and local business owners from the Blackstone Valley on an economic mission to Taiwan. The delegation includes Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, Representative Carlos Tobon (D-...
03/18/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee today announced consumer protection legislation to establish new rules for third-party electric companies which have cost some Rhode Islanders millions of dollars. Third-party electric companies have been allowed to compete with National Grid to...
02/28/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Daniel McKee's Utility Emergency Response Bill (H-5327) received substantial support from members of the small business community, municipal leaders, public safety organizations and professional associations during a hearing before the House Committee on Corporations...
02/27/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Lt. Governor Daniel McKee today unveiled an update to Rhode Island's State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders featuring a new, bold set of recommendations for improving supports and services for Rhode Islanders affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. The Lt....
02/19/2019
$10K in scholarships available for high school entrepreneurs PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Lt. Governor Daniel McKee launched Rhode Island's second annual Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge, a business pitch competition that encourages high school students to compete for $10,000 in post-...
01/30/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee announced his plans to resubmit the Utility Emergency Response Bill, legislation to improve the emergency preparedness and response of utility companies operating in Rhode Island. Lt. Governor McKee, who serves as Chair of the Rhode...
12/12/2018
WARWICK, RI -- Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Chair of Rhode Island's Long Term Care Coordinating Council, will host a meeting for local Alzheimer's researchers to identify and discuss access to federal funding opportunities on December 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the Warwick Central Library. During the...
11/16/2018
WARWICK, R.I. This weekend, volunteers from across Rhode Island will assemble hundreds of care packages for Rhode Island service members and local veterans as part of the 16th Operation Holiday Cheer. On Saturday, November 17th, volunteers will collect and sort donations from the public from...
10/22/2018
WARWICK, R.I. Today, Lt. Governor Dan McKee launched the 16th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer by announcing a new partnership with Operation Stand Down Rhode Island (OSDRI) that will allow the program to spread cheer to Rhode Island veterans for the first time. Operation Holiday Cheer is a...
10/03/2018
LINCOLN, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee joined with Lincoln Town Administrator Joseph Almond and Bernard Georges, Founder and CEO of New Bridges for Haitian Success, to announce the donation of an ambulance and 10 sets of rescue gear to Belle-Anse, a Haitian community without a hospital or emergency...