State Government Press Releases

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04/11/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee announced today approximately $4.8 million in awards that will enable eligible small businesses to expand their capacity to do business outdoors. Funded through Governor McKee's Rhode Island Rebounds initiative, the Take It Outside program will fund 21...
04/07/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The McKee Administration today announced four finalists for the new Rhode Island Department of Health Laboratories and additional private lab space. The finalists were selected following a request for proposals (RFP) seeking qualified entities to provide a site and develop a new...
04/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) today announced the 2022-2023 opening of the lottery for state-funded RI Pre-K programs. RI Pre-K, entering its 14th year, provides free, high-quality Pre-K education to eligible 4-year-old children across...
04/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary Womazetta Jones today announced Kristin Pono Sousa as the state's next Medicaid Program Director a role she has been filling on an interim basis since December 2021. She will officially...
04/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced a temporary team of leaders to support the transition at the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) while the search continues for a permanent director. "The team our Administration has put in place brings decades of experience in...
04/01/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Governor Dan McKee announced more than $5 million in funding awards to revitalize blighted and vacant properties in Providence and Central Falls. The awards will fund 42 rental homes and one new public facility. "When Rhode Island voters went to the polls in 2021, they...
03/30/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI In response to the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner fining UnitedHealthcare $100,000 after it was determined that they used criteria for determining levels of care for substance use disorder treatment that were not consistent with Rhode Island law, Governor Dan McKee...
03/29/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced the appointment of Dennis J. Duffy as Chair of the Council on Postsecondary Education. "Dennis is a leader who has demonstrated his forward-thinking abilities in the workplace, and will pass on that immeasurable experience in his service to...
03/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, joined by Senator Dawn Euer, Representative Arthur Handy and state and local officials, today announced that legislation has been introduced which would require a market-competitive procurement for approximately 600 MW of newly-developed offshore wind capacity....
03/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today shared that Rhode Island State Police Superintendent and Director of Public Safety James M. Manni will be retiring from state service after a distinguished 28-year career with the State Police. Manni was appointed, late today, as town manager by the South...