State Government Press Releases

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03/31/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced Providence City Council President Sabina Matos as his nominee for Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor. If confirmed by the Rhode Island Senate, Matos would be the first Afro-Latina to serve as the state's second-in-command. "I know Sabina will...
03/29/2021
CUMBERLAND, RI – Governor Dan McKee swore-in R. David Cruise, the newest Rhode Island Superior Court Judge. The ceremony took place on Saturday, March 27 at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island's Cumberland-Lincoln Clubhouse where McKee and Cruise both spent countless hours growing...
03/15/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget: "Our Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal addresses the pressing needs posed by the pandemic, none more important than vaccinating the state's population as quickly and safely as possible....
03/10/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – A socially-distanced inauguration ceremony for Governor Dan McKee was held on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at noon. The ceremony took place on the south steps of the State House. Governor McKee was ceremonially sworn in by Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea using the McKee family Bible....
03/10/2021
It is truly an honor and a privilege to be sworn in as your Governor today. It's one that I will never take lightly because Rhode Island has always been my home. I want to recognize and thank my family — my wife Susan, my daughter Kara, my son Matt and my soon-to-be daughter in law, Laura —...
03/10/2021
PAWTUCKET, RI – Joined by colleagues from across government, Governor Dan McKee on Tuesday, March 9 announced that the state of Rhode Island is partnering with cities and towns on an ambitious plan to get first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to all K-12 teachers, school staff, and child care workers by...
03/10/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee was sworn in as the 76th Governor of Rhode Island on Tuesday, March 2 in a private ceremony at the State House. The Governor and his wife Susan McKee were joined by their daughter Kara McKee and their son Matthew McKee and his fiancιe Laura Clifford. Senate...
12/21/2020
Proceeds from the Transportation and Climate Initiative Program will allow RI to invest almost $200 million between 2023 and 2032 in modernizing transportation, improving public health, addressing environmental inequities in low-income communities, and protecting residents from the impacts of...
12/18/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI- Rhode Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Marie Ganim announced today that she plans to retire from state service, effective early January. In her place, Governor Gina M. Raimondo will nominate former Medicaid Director Patrick M. Tigue. The Governor submitted his name to the Rhode...
12/18/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Rhode Island has been awarded an $8 million, 24-month grant to implement Central Providence Opportunities – a place-based initiative to increase social and economic mobility for residents of the 02908 and 02909 zip codes, and then...