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State Government Press Releases

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08/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are announcing today that Rhode Island has released an Action Plan with 18 other US and Canadian jurisdictions aimed at fighting rising diesel exhaust pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
08/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today filed public comment urging the Public Utilities Commission to take specific action to provide relief to Rhode Islanders in response to Rhode Island Energy's request for a rate increase of 47 percent effective October 1. In his comments, the Governor...
08/02/2022
NEWPORT, RI Continuing his #RIMomentum Tour, Governor Dan McKee today announced the details of the new Rhode Island Child Tax Rebate, a state tax rebate of $250 per child for a maximum of three children. The program was created in the FY 23 budget signed by the Governor in June. The Governor...
07/27/2022
WARWICK, RI Governor Dan McKee signed an Executive Order today at Rocky Point Fishing Pier in Warwick establishing Sunday, July 31, as Rhode Island's 33rd annual Governor's Bay Day. The event includes free parking at all Rhode Island state surf beaches on July 31 and recreational saltwater...
07/26/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that his Administration is allocating over $11 million in resources from the Consolidated Homeless Fund (CHF) to 27 nonprofit agencies to assist Rhode Islanders who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness. CHF brings together...
07/26/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien, and Brett Johnson of Fortuitous Partners today issued the following statement: "Thank you to the Commerce Corporation Board with tonight's vote, the construction on the Tidewater Landing Stadium Project can now continue....
07/22/2022
JOHNSTON, RI Continuing his #RIMomentum Tour, Governor Dan McKee was joined today by legislators, Veterans, military families, Veterans advocates and stakeholders to recognize passage of legislative and budget initiatives which support and benefit those who bravely served in the United States...
07/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on today's jobs report, which shows the state's unemployment rate is down to 2.7 percent tied with April and May of 1988 for the lowest rate on record under the current methodology: "Today's historic jobs report shows that...
07/15/2022
COVENTRY, RI Today, Governor Dan McKee was joined by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, bill sponsors Senator Leonidas P. Raptakis and Representative Thomas E. Noret, members of the Johnson's Pond Civic Association, and state and local officials to sign legislation that grants the Department of...
07/12/2022
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI Governor Dan McKee joined the Quonset Development Corporation and state and local officials on Tuesday morning to cut the ribbon on the modernized Pier 2 at Quonset's Port of Davisville. The $83.1 million expansion and modernization will extend the life of the Pier by 50...