State Government Press Releases

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01/11/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On December 30, the McKee Administration submitted a comprehensive report to the General Assembly that provides strategic policy guidance for improving access to electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the state. The report, entitled "...
01/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today swore in five new judges to the Superior Court, Family Court, District Court, and Workers' Compensation Court. "I am deeply honored to swear in a qualified and respected group of judges to serve with integrity in Rhode Island's judicial system," said...
01/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI In an effort to keep residents, visitors, and staff safe, Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced new regulations today that require visitors at nursing homes and assisted living facilities to either be vaccinated or provide proof of a...
01/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Health, and the Rhode Island Department of Education today announced new COVID-19 guidance for Pre-K-12 schools which adopts the latest CDC guidance and will protect the health of school communities while keeping students in school.
01/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced additional and updated COVID-19 testing sites as part of the Administration's ongoing effort to offer increased testing capacity and an improved customer-service experience for Rhode Islanders. Appointments can be made at portal.ri.gov or by...
01/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Governor Dan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David N. Cicilline, Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, and Carol Ventura, Executive Director of RIHousing...
01/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, the Office of Energy Resources (OER) and RIHousing announced today the award of funds to develop highly energy efficient housing for low- and moderate-income Rhode Islanders. The demonstration program, Zero Energy for the Ocean State (ZEOS), is the...
01/05/2022
In alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rhode Island is now making Pfizer booster doses available to people who completed a primary series of Pfizer vaccine five months ago. Previously, people who completed a primary series of Pfizer vaccine needed to wait at least...
01/04/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Following a unanimous vote by the House and Senate, Governor Dan McKee was joined by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio to sign RI Rebounds, the Governor's plan to invest $119 million in American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Funds in...
12/21/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee issued the following statement marking the 3,000th Rhode Island death from COVID-19. "Today, Rhode Island is witnessing a heartbreaking milestone in the State's ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic: 3,000 Rhode Islanders have lost their lives due to...