# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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09/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI - With a new, more comprehensive COVID-19 booster dose now authorized and recommended by federal health officials, these updated booster shots will start to become available in Rhode Island this week and next. "This is a good reminder that one of the best ways to protect yourself...
09/06/2022
PAWTUCKET, RI Governor Dan McKee was joined today by Senator Sandra Cano and Representative Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung, and community leaders to ceremonially sign legislation which requires all public elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island to provide at least one unit of instruction on...
09/01/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it is upgrading about 180 acres of shellfishing grounds in the Nausauket area of Greenwich Bay in Warwick from prohibited to conditionally approved harvesting status starting at sunrise on Friday, Sept.
08/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The following can be attributed to Matt Sheaff, a spokesman for Governor Dan McKee: "Late yesterday evening, Governor McKee tested positive for COVID-19. He only has minor symptoms because he is vaccinated and twice boosted. After speaking with his doctor, the Governor has...
08/18/2022
WARWICK, RI Continuing his #RIMomuntum Tour, Governor Dan McKee was joined today by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, legislators, and advocates to highlight new legislative initiatives and budget investments aimed at strengthening the state's behavioral health care system. Among the...
08/18/2022
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 2.7 percent tied with last month, and April and May of 1988 for the lowest rate on record: "Rhode Island's economic momentum...
08/17/2022
WARWICK, RI Continuing his #RIMomentum Tour at the Pilgrim Senior Center in Warwick, Governor Dan McKee was joined by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, other elected leaders and advocates to highlight recently passed legislative and budget initiatives that support...
08/16/2022
BURRILLVILLE, RI Governor Dan McKee, Pascoag Utility District (PUD) and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) today announced the official opening of Rhode Island's first utility scale battery storage facility. The PUD had this battery storage system installed to provide increased...
08/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Continuing his #RIMomentum Tour, Governor Dan McKee and members of the State's Congressional delegation joined the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today to unveil Rhode Island's first electric bus fleet. RIPTA has received the first of 14 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE...
08/12/2022
PAWTUCKET, RI Governor Dan McKee, state and local officials joined Fortuitous Partners to break ground today on phase one of Tidewater Landing. Phase one of the mixed-use riverfront development project, located on the Seekonk River, includes a professional soccer stadium and entertainment venue.