State Government Press Releases

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03/04/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – As the state continues to implement an endemic COVID-19 management strategy, Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), and the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) today announced updated quarantine recommendations for DHS-licensed early...
03/03/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Today, Governor Dan McKee announced that applications are open for $5.5 million in funding to assist Early Intervention providers that were impacted by COVID-19. This program is part of the McKee Administration's Rhode Island Rebounds initiative – a 10 percent investment of the...
03/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Today, Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Commerce announced an $8 million grant program to assist businesses and organizations in the hospitality, tourism, and event sectors that suffered significant financial loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant program, part of...
03/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Today, Governor Dan McKee marks 1 year in office with a series of community visits and announcements including launching a new RI Rebounds grant program to support hospitality and tourism businesses impacted by the pandemic; emphasizing the importance of reading and education to...
03/01/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today sent a letter to President Biden expressing that the state is prepared to welcome Ukrainian refugees who have been forced from their homes in recent days by Russian aggression. In addition, Governor McKee has requested that the State House continue to...
02/24/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee has ordered the Rhode Island flag to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings in honor of former General Treasurer Anthony Solomon. The flag will be lowered beginning Thursday, February 24 and return to full staff at sunrise on Sunday,...
02/24/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Today, Governor Dan McKee announced that applications are open for $7.5 million in funding to assist pediatricians that were impacted by COVID-19. This program is part of Governor McKee's Rhode Island Rebounds initiative – a 10 percent investment of the State's $1.13 billion...
02/24/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Commerce announced they are accepting proposals from intermediaries for the "Take It Outside" Initiative. The Take It Outside Initiative is a state-wide effort designed to encourage and increase outdoor commercial activities while helping to...
02/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced staff appointments in the Office of the Governor. Eva-Marie Mancuso has been hired as a Special Advisor to the Governor. Mancuso, who has decades of legal and government experience, is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney licensed in...
02/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Dan McKee and Education Commissioner Angιlica Infante-Green today released the 2022 School Building Authority Report, Renewing the Dream, which summarizes the state's continued work to build high-quality school facilities across Rhode Island. The Governor and Commissioner...