State Government Press Releases

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10/26/2020
Office Activity Update - October 6, 2020 As part of his statewide Restore RI Small Business Tour, Lt. Governor Dan McKee recently visited Main Street in Chepachet to speak with a number of small business owners about the economic impact of COVID-19. He was accompanied by Town Council President...
10/26/2020
Office Activity Update - October 15, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee hosted a virtual training session for members of his International Economic Ambassadors program in partnership with Katherine Therieau, Director of International Trade Programs at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. Therieau...
09/08/2020
Office Activity Update - September 3, 2020 The International Economic Ambassadors, under the direction of Lt. Governor Dan McKee, held a virtual meeting with members of the Israeli Ministry of Health and Education to discuss Israel's school reopening strategies that include having only 18...
09/01/2020
Office Activity Update - August 27, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee, in conjunction with Senator Sandra Cano, Oscar Mejias of the Rhode Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, recently held a virtual meeting with the Governor of Boyca Colombia and other government...
08/25/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island was recently ranked second in the nation in a Thumbtack survey of small business friendliness, a recognition applauded by Lt. Governor Dan McKee who serves as Chair of the state's Small Business Advocacy Council. Thumbtack, a national online service that connects...
08/25/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Lt. Governor Dan McKee today announced the winners of the 2020 Virtual Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge, a Shark Tank-style business pitch competition for Rhode Island high school students. Five teams of young entrepreneurs won a total of $14,000 in scholarships. Lt.
07/21/2020
Office Activity Update - July 13, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee discussed his proposal to provide relief to Rhode Island small business at a socially distanced meeting of the Westerly Rotary Club. The meeting was the first gathering held by the group since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in...
07/21/2020
Office Activity Update - June 26, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee recently held a virtual meeting with members of his International Economic Ambassadors and Japanese officials to discuss COVID-19 and encourage international business and cultural relationships. The President of the Japan Economic...
07/21/2020
Office Activity Update - July 17, 2020 Lt. Governor Dan McKee held a virtual meeting with health professionals throughout Rhode Island as part of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council. Over 60 agencies, nursing home, assisted living and state health and aging officials participated in a...
07/21/2020
Office Activity Update - June 19, 2020 Lt Governor Dan McKee held a virtual meeting with several Foster area business owners. Participating businesses included a horse stable, a campground and a restaurant. All stated that they have been hit hard by the COVID-19 closings and were not certain if...