State Government Press Releases

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05/28/2020
May 22, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor Dan McKee today applauded the Groden Center Greenhouse for donating plants and flowers to transform the Garden of Heroes into a beautiful tribute to Rhode Island's fallen soldiers ahead of Memorial Day. The Garden of Heroes, located on the...
05/28/2020
Office Activity Update Gail Huff-Brown, wife of the United States Ambassador to New Zealand, joined Lt. Governor McKee and his International Economic Ambassadors to share updates on how New Zealand is handling the virus and the country's plans to begin reopening. The discussion included testing,
05/28/2020
Office Activity Update Lt. Governor Dan McKee held a virtual meeting with a group of Rhode Island salon owners after they reached out to the Lt. Governor's Office asking for an opportunity to share their feedback on reopening strategies for their industry. The salon owners expressed that a...
05/28/2020
Office Activity Update Lt. Governor Dan McKee and his coalition of International Economic Ambassadors, held a virtual meeting with Israeli Minister of Health Asher Salmon to discuss Israel's strategies for shutting down and reopening the country during COVID-19. The meeting was organized...
05/28/2020
May 26, 2020 - Office Activity Update A group of Rhode Island pediatricians participated in a conference call with Lt. Governor Dan McKee to discuss COVID-19 related issues including concerns from solo and small group practices with regard to Medicaid reimbursement. The group outlined...
05/28/2020
April 21, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor Dan McKee participated in a roundtable discussion via Zoom with members of the Newport Rotary Club on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Avrim Dorfman, Newport Rotary President, previously invited the Lt. Governor to attend the Rotary luncheon meeting...
05/28/2020
May 11, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor Dan McKee participated in a roundtable discussion via Zoom with members of the Providence Rotary Club on Monday, May 11, 2020. The Providence Rotary Club meets weekly and previously invited the Lt. Governor to attend their in-person meeting...
05/28/2020
Office Activity Update Each Friday, Lt. Governor Dan McKee hosts conference calls for small business owners in Rhode Island's Spanish-speaking community. The calls are translated in real time by Rosa DeCastillo, Policy Advisor in the Office of the Lt. Governor. Below is an overview of the calls.
05/28/2020
May 27, 2020 - Office Activity Update Following the announcement of Phase 2 reopening guidelines for gyms and fitness centers in Rhode Island, Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee today visited No Risk Cross Fit, a small fitness center in Smithfield. Lt. Governor McKee met with owners Judah Boulet...
05/26/2020
May 19, 2020 - Office Activity Update Lt. Governor McKee today hosted one of his twice weekly COVID-19 virtual town hall meetings for Rhode Island's small business community. He began the call by thanking the hundreds of people who have been participating in the meetings and reminded everyone...