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State Government Press Releases

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09/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today endorsed action by the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (EC4) to approve a spending plan allocating $2.6 million across state partners to support Rhode Island's implementation of the Act on Climate law. The EC4 is the panel statutorily...
09/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI ?This morning, Governor Dan McKee visited the Rhode Island Convention Center and Amica Mutual Pavilion to tour capital improvements that are reinvigorating the facilities that attract hundreds of thousands of patrons annually for sporting events, concerts, performances, and...
09/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee announced today that Rhode Island Energy, the state's leading energy utility, will be issuing a new Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit approximately 1200 megawatts of new offshore wind to help power the state's clean energy needs. "Offshore wind is...
09/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Dan McKee has directed Rhode Island state flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of interment in memory of former Johnston Police Chief Joseph Razza who passed away this morning.
09/27/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The McKee Administration shares the news that Care New England Health System has begun construction of a 25-bed short stay unit at Butler Hospital. Renovations for the new unit are funded through the State Fiscal Recover Fund (SFRF) to recover from the pandemic as approved in the...
09/26/2023
Starting on Saturday night, September 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift travel lanes at two locations in North Smithfield as part of the $196 million Route 146 Reconstruction Project. The shifts will be minor, and no lanes will be closed. The first change...
09/26/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Office of Energy Resources (OER) today announced they are taking action to provide relief on winter heating costs for Rhode Islanders following this morning's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) vote on winter electric rates. The Administration...
09/25/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the Rhode Island State Archives today announced the opening of a new Archives exhibit titled Wild Weather. Wild Weather tells the story of how Rhode Island has prepared for, reacted to, and recovered from weather-related impacts dating as...
09/25/2023
Rhode Island continues to be a national leader in adolescent immunizations, with Rhode Island teens at or above the national averages for every vaccine type, according to recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Rhode Island's immunization success is...
09/21/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Lower Melville Pond in Portsmouth, due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans...