State Government Press Releases

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01/26/2022
The program, which would be funded through the SFRF funds, will provide data for the Governor and lawmakers to address causes of excessive health care spending growth PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island's small businesses and working families need relief from increasing health care costs. In his...
01/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced a number of Rhode Island health care professionals who will advise him on the search for both an interim and permanent director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH). "I thank the esteemed health care professionals who have stepped...
01/20/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The budget unveiled today by Governor Dan McKee invests $167.8 million in Eleanor Slater Hospital over the next seven years, providing money for a new medical facility, upgrades to existing buildings and the development of a long-awaited electronic medical records system. The...
01/20/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Following Tuesday night's State of the State address where Governor Dan McKee described the historic opportunity in front of us to strengthen Rhode Island's economic recovery and propel the state into the next decade with strength, the Governor today submitted his Administration's...
01/20/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee released the following statement in response to today's jobs report which showed a drop in the State's unemployment rate and an increase in the total number of jobs: "We've been focused on rolling out smart, effective initiatives that help Rhode Island...
01/19/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Governor Dan McKee provided an update on the emergency medical personnel secured by his Administration through FEMA to support hospital staffing needs in Rhode Island. The Health and Medical Task Force (HMTF) arrived at Kent Hospital in Warwick yesterday, January 18,...
01/19/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Building on the remarks he made in his 2022 State of the State address Tuesday evening, Governor Dan McKee today announced that his FY2023 budget and ARPA spending plan will propose more than $150 million to fund a series of proposals that will not only reduce harmful greenhouse...
01/19/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Building on the remarks he made last night in his 2022 State of the State Address, Governor Dan McKee, joined by Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, today announced a plan to accelerate over 100 infrastructure projects valued at $2.1 billion as...
01/18/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI In his State of the State Address tonight, Governor Dan McKee rolled out a historic housing proposal, including calling for the largest share of American Rescue Plan Act's State Fiscal Recovery Funds, a quarter of a billion dollars, to be invested in housing and homelessness...
01/18/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI In his State of the State tonight, Governor Dan McKee will announce an exciting proposal to create a Rhode Island Higher Ed Academy, a new initiative to help Rhode Islanders pursue postsecondary education and training that leads to good-paying jobs and puts the state on a path to...