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State Government Press Releases

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09/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (EC4) today announced that Rhode Island has received approval of its state plan for electric vehicle infrastructure deployment, which the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) filed with the...
09/15/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI — Governor Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, Education Commissioner Angιlica Infante-Green, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) Interim Commissioner Chris Kearns, and Rhode Island Division of Equity, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEDI) Associate Director Tomα...
09/15/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on today's jobs report, which shows that Rhode Island is maintaining a strong unemployment rate of 2.8 percent – which, while up 0.1 percent from last month, is driven by an increase in the labor force of 1,800 people over the...
09/12/2022
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva today broke ground on Phase 1 of the South Quay Marine Terminal project. When completed, this terminal will become a game-changing wind turbine staging area, creating a central hub for the Northeast's growing offshore...
09/09/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and Lt. Governor Sabina Matos released the following statements to mark the 21st anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001: "It has been 21 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001. We mourn the lives that were lost on that morning,...
09/08/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Biden, has ordered U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The flags will be flown at half-staff until...
09/08/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced that the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) will receive more than $10.5 million from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for their Behavioral Health System of Care for...
09/07/2022
LINCOLN, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today kicked off the I-295 paving project, one of the first in RIDOT's aggressive five-year program to repave Rhode Island's worst roads. The I-295 corridor is one of the poster children for potholes and...
09/07/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –In an effort to respond to current and projected needs of families and individuals experiencing homelessness, Governor Dan McKee today announced the State is committing up to $5 million to expand shelter capacity statewide. "All Rhode Islanders deserve a safe place to sleep at...
09/07/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Dan McKee today announced that a 30-day public comment period for a drafted offshore wind procurement request for proposals is now open through October 7. The State's primary utility company, Rhode Island Energy, is administering the RFP and will issue the procurement...