State Government Press Releases

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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...
10/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI In the wake of National Grid's rate increase that went into effect on October 1, Lt. Governor Dan McKee today reminded Rhode Islanders that they can currently avoid the entire increase by selecting an alternate energy supplier through the state's online platform Empower RI (www.ri....
09/24/2018
Lt. Gov. McKee leads task force to shape RI's response to impending health epidemic & Senator Reed helps boost federal funding for research & cosponsors BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act CRANSTON, RI According to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
08/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Raimondo and Lieutenant Governor McKee are calling on National Grid to return to ratepayers $7.9 million of over-collections made after Congress passed a massive corporate tax cut. After Congress passed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, National Grid's federal corporate tax...
08/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee released the following statement today on reports indicating Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plans to allow federal funds to be used to arm teachers: "The idea of using federal money to arm teachers is reprehensible. It ignores the reality that improved...
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 ...