State Government Press Releases

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06/09/2020
April 13, 2020 - Office Activity Update The Lt. Governor's Office participated in a conference call with local leaders to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color. Participants included: Niamiah Jefferson (ARISE, Youth Lead Organizer), Chanda Womack (ARISE,) Dita Edwards (...
06/02/2020
MEDIA ADVISORY PROVIDENCE, R.I. Ė Tonight at 5 p.m., Lt. Governor Dan McKee will partner with Brother Gary Dantzler of Black Lives Matter Rhode Island to host a Facebook live discussion on the peaceful pursuit of justice, the challenges we face and the partnership necessary to move forward.
06/02/2020
April 3, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor McKee opened his first weekly Spanish small business conference call by reminding people to be safe and follow the guidelines from the Governor and Department of Health. The Lt. Governor highlighted his proposal for financial support for...
06/02/2020
April 8, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor Dan McKee hosted his first Facebook Live COVID-19 Q and A with guests Westerly Town Councilman Caswell Cooke, Director of Veterans Affairs Kasim Yarn and World Accordion Champion Cory Pesaturo. Lt. Governor McKee took questions from...
06/01/2020
May 7, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor McKee today held a virtual meeting on reopening strategies with Donna Personeus, Executive Director of Thayer Street District Management Authority; Rick Simone, Executive Director of Federal Hill Commerce Association; Justin Gontarek, owner of...
06/01/2020
April 27, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor McKee held a virtual meeting with the owners of small yoga studios across the state to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on their industry and hear feedback on reopening strategies. Christine Raffa, owner of Raffa Yoga Active Relaxation and...
06/01/2020
May 4, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor McKee held a virtual reopening roundtable discussion with a group of the state's salon and spa owners to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on their industry. The salon and spa owners requested the meeting to share their suggestions for...
06/01/2020
April 11, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor McKee held a conference call on Saturday morning with representatives of Rhode Island's federal delegation and the Small Business Administration to discuss CARES Act assistance being offered to the small business community. Mark Hayward,...
06/01/2020
May 6, 2020 - Office Activity Update The Office of Lt. Governor Dan McKee participated in a conference call with Erin Donovan Boyle, Executive Director of the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and Kristin Urbach, Executive Director of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce to discuss the...
05/29/2020
PROVIDENCE, RIóLt. Governor Dan McKee recognized 53 Rhode Island high school seniors with the Lt. Governor's Leadership Award during a virtual ceremony on Thursday night. The recipients were nominated by their schools for leading positive change in the community and inspiring others to excel and...