State Government Press Releases

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12/06/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio today announced the legislature's commitment to act on the Governor's RI Rebounds proposal, an initial investment of 10 percent of the State's $1.13 billion American Rescue Plan State...
12/01/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor McKee today announced that the Administration's Housing Resources Commission yesterday approved nearly $31 million in awards through the Building Homes Rhode Island (BHRI) program to support 23 affordable housing projects. These awards will produce or preserve more than...
11/30/2021
NEWPORT, RI – Today, Governor Dan McKee announced the awarding of up to $1.7 million to support communities across Rhode Island increase internet access for low- and moderate-income households, helping to bridge the digital divide. "Our Administration is committed to boosting internet...
11/29/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Foundation today announced that nonprofits on the frontlines of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for $4.5 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funding. "Nonprofits have had an immeasurable impact on our communities during...
11/24/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee is inviting Rhode Islanders to join him for the annual State House Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting. The festivities will take place on Thursday, December 2 at 5 p.m. Governor McKee and the First Family will light the Christmas tree at approximately 6:15 p.m.
11/24/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced five judicial nominations to fill vacancies on the Superior Court, Family Court, District Court, and Workers' Compensation Court. These names have been submitted to the Rhode Island Senate for confirmation. "It is an honor to appoint these...
11/24/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and Commissioner Angιlica Infante-Green today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) has awarded more than $336,000 in McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Education for Homeless Children and Youth subgrants to eight school districts...
11/22/2021
Reiterating their encouragement from earlier this week for all eligible adults to get COVID-19 vaccine booster doses, and following the announcement from federal health officials today formally expanding eligibility to all fully vaccinated adults, Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department...
11/19/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee has appointed Peter Slom to the Rhode Island Parole Board. Slom is the first formerly-incarcerated individual to be named to the Parole Board. He recently served as an Associate Director for the Department of Children, Youth & Families. "The members of...
11/17/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced a series of staff appointments in the Office of the Governor. Kim Ahern, previously Director of Policy, will assume the role of Deputy Chief of Staff, previously occupied by Joseph Almond, who is now serving as Senior Deputy Chief of Staff. ...