State Government Press Releases

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02/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The McKee Administration today shared new details on its plan to invest more than $100 million for enhancements to the Eleanor Slater Hospital campus in Burrillville. The new facility will broaden Eleanor Slater Hospital's capabilities and better position the hospital to meet the...
02/06/2023
WARWICK, RI On Monday morning, Governor Dan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Rhode Island Commissioner of Postsecondary Education Shannon Gilkey, Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes, and education leaders heard from a dozen Rhode Island adult learners who highlighted the...
02/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI In a continuing effort to address chronic street homelessness in Rhode Island, the McKee Administration today announced the official opening of a new shelter facility in Providence. The facility on Hartford Avenue began receiving couples seeking shelter on Saturday as a result of...
02/02/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The McKee Administration is reminding Rhode Islanders of the resources and health guidance available to help keep residents safe during the extreme cold temperatures forecasted for Friday and Saturday. The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), Department of Housing,...
02/02/2023
In advance of the extreme cold expected this weekend, the McKee Administration is reminding all Rhode Islanders about ways to stay healthy and safe. According to the National Weather Service, Rhode Island will experience temperatures and wind chills below freezing Friday, February 3 into...
02/01/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced today that RIDOT is the first Rhode Island state agency to fully convert its lighting resources to energy-efficient LED lights. This...
01/31/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee was joined by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, General Treasurer James A. Diossa, bill sponsors Representative Jason Knight and Senator Joshua Miller, and dozens of advocates and community leaders...
01/31/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Board of Directors for Rhode Island Commerce last night approved five Innovation Vouchers and five Innovation Network Matching Grants. With these awards, there have now been 110 Innovation Voucher recipients and 36 Innovation Network Matching Grant...
01/30/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health & Human Services (EOHHS) announced today the launch of a pilot program aimed at addressing the needs of Rhode Islanders who are experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness who have acute injuries and...
01/26/2023
CENTRAL FALLS, RI Governor Dan McKee on Thursday morning continued his #RIReady Budget Tour at The Children's Workshop, an early education child care facility in Central Falls, where he outlined the proposed investments in Pre-K in his FY24 budget. He also discussed how Rhode Island Pre-K builds...