State Government Press Releases

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01/18/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Tonight in his State of the State address, Governor Dan McKee will unveil several significant proposals to help Rhode Island small businesses. These myriad actions aim to provide access to capital, help reduce red tape, and improve the state's business climate. Specifically, in...
01/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that Rhode Island has received an additional 400,000 COVID-19 at-home rapid tests, bringing the total to 500,000 for this week. "Our team is pursuing every possible avenue to secure more at-home rapid tests for Rhode Islanders," said Governor...
01/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and RIHousing announced today that the RentReliefRI program has reached an important milestone, having surpassed the $100 million mark in rental and utility assistance funds distributed to 13,761 renter households. The federally-funded RentReliefRI program...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today issued the following statement on the announcement by President Joe Biden that Rhode Island has secured and will receive FEMA emergency medical personnel to support hospital staffing needs. "We promised Rhode Islanders that we would pursue every...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today issued the following statement on the announcement by President Joe Biden that Rhode Island has secured and will receive FEMA emergency medical personnel to support hospital staffing needs. "We promised Rhode Islanders that we would pursue every...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) jointly announced today the recipients of 24 State Cultural Facilities Grants and 18 State Preservation Grants. Together, the...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Joined by members of his whole of government COVID response team, Governor Dan McKee today announced several initiatives address the staffing capacity issues facing many of our state's health care facilities. The Governor had previously convened a team within his Administration...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI - In accordance with a proclamation from President Joseph R. Biden, Governor Dan McKee has directed U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on January 13, 2022 as a mark of respect...
01/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee is announcing today that he has regretfully accepted Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott's resignation as the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH). For the next two weeks, Dr. Alexander-Scott will continue to serve as RIDOH's Director while the...
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 "...