State Government Press Releases

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07/26/2021
NARRAGANSETT, RI – Governor Dan McKee was joined by Rep. Carol Hagan McEntee, Sen. Alana M. DiMario, Narragansett Town Manager James Tierney, and local restaurant owners today for the ceremonial signing of legislation (2021-H 6119B / 2021-S 0654A) that allows restaurants to continue approved...
07/23/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Health, the Rhode Island Executive Office of Commerce and the Rhode Island Foundation announced today that 5,000 more Rhode Islanders have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, reaching the second milestone of the RI...
07/21/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today signed an Executive Order announcing that the 32nd Governor's Bay Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 25, 2021. The day includes family-friendly activities and free parking at all Rhode Island state beaches. New this year, the public is...
07/20/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – The following is a joint statement from Governor Dan McKee, Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, Providence Teachers Union President Maribeth Calabro, and Providence Public School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez on a...
07/20/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB), and Rhode Island Commerce today launched a program aimed to boost consumer spending at Rhode Island small businesses, especially those hardest-hit by the pandemic. The "Go Providence Pass"...
07/19/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Health, the Rhode Island Executive Office of Commerce, and the Rhode Island Foundation announced today that 5,000 more Rhode Islanders have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, reaching the first milestone of the RI...
07/13/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island is the first state in the United States where all institutions of higher education, including public and private organizations, will require COVID-19 vaccinations for students returning to campus this fall. "I am proud that Rhode Island's institutions of higher...
07/12/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, joined by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, Majority Whip Katherine S. Kazarian, Sen. Joshua Miller, and Rep. Jason Knight...
07/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Commerce Department, Rhode Island Department of Health, and the Rhode Island Foundation today announced the joint establishment of the COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Fund. The purpose of the fund and related challenge are to simultaneously...
07/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – In an effort to reach anyone who has not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Health, and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation are offering a public drive-through vaccination clinic on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m....