State Government Press Releases

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06/30/2020
PROVIDENCE, RIóLt. Governor Dan McKee and members of Rhode Island's small businesses community today launched an online petition that calls on the state to use at least 10 percent of its $1.25 billion of federal CARES Act funds to establish a grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
06/09/2020
May 28, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor Dan McKee continues to connect with networks around the world to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses and economies. Today, a group of the International Economic Ambassadors and others joined the Lt. Governor to hear...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - May 29, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee has long been an advocate for residents whose electric bills have skyrocketed over the years. Recently, some constituents expressed concerns about a projected increase in rates for the summer months. According to National Grid, the...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - April 23, 2020 In a continuing effort to ensure that the Lt. Governor's International Economic Ambassadors follow their mission to increase economic opportunities between Rhode Island and other countries, the group held a Zoom call to strategize on how to productively...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - June 4, 2020 Lt. Governor McKee, in coordination with Commerce RI, PM&P of Germany, and the Chafee Center for International Business, convened a webinar to discuss Europe's economic recovery and reopening. Representatives from PM&P of Germany presented how...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - April 16, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee's International Economic Ambassadors participated in a conference call to discuss ways the group can support the safe reopening of Rhode Island's economy. The ambassadors decided to seek out reopening data and best practices from...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - April/May 2020 Staff members from the Office of Lt. Governor Dan McKee have participated in a series of 6 weekly session on the effects of COVID-19 on older adults in the State of Rhode Island. The calls, sponsored by the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging, were held...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - May 14, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee hosted a virtual meeting with members of his International Economic Ambassadors initiative to review the projects he has been undertaking on behalf of Rhode Island small business owners and to hear reopening updates from Taiwan. ...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - May 25, 2020 Lt. Governor McKee today hosted a COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for Rhode Island's small business community. He opened the discussion with a call to action on his proposal for financial support for small businesses which he mentioned during a May 19...
06/09/2020
Office Activity Update - May 7, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee met via Zoom with several Rhode Island municipal leaders to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting their communities. Discussion revolved around the need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for first responders and potential funding for...