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Cicilline Calls on Congress to Act Together to Lower Gas

WASHINGTON, DC – Before voting this morning to pass the Consumer Price Gouging Protection Act, Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, spoke on the House floor urging all of his colleagues to put aside political expediency and vote together to lower prices at the pump. Congressman Cicilline […]Read More

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City Council Approves $124 million in Federal Stimulus Funds and

ARPA Ordinance Providence, RI – At tonight’s Providence City Council meeting, councilors overwhelmingly approved $124 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds that will directly impact city residents and build long-term investments in Providence’s neighborhoods. The allocated funding includes substantial investments in housing, parks and recreation centers, tourism, travel, hospitality, water/sewer infrastructure improvements, and economic […]Read More

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Governor McKee, EOHHS Secretary, Education Commissioner, Adjutant General, BHDDH Director,

PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee will host a Facebook Live event Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:00 AM in observance of Rhode Island’s second ‘Mental Health Action Day’ as part of a coalition of more than 1,400 nonprofits, government agencies and community leaders. Facebook.com/GovDanMcKee Over the past two decades, suicide rates have risen, particularly […]Read More

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Governor McKee Announce Sites Readiness Awards in 11 Communities

Funding from the McKee Administration’s Site Readiness Program to be Used to Help Catalyze Development PROVIDENCE, RI – Joined by state and local officials, Governor Dan McKee today announced over $600,000 in site readiness awards to 16 projects in 11 communities across Rhode Island. The awards will fund municipal technical assistance and site-specific planning improvements to catalyze […]Read More

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During National Police Week, Law Enforcement Calls for Passage of

Cicilline & Upton’s Bipartisan Active Shooter Alert Act Creates a New Public Safety Alert System WASHINGTON, DC – This National Police Week, Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Fred Upton (MI-06) will join with law enforcement officials to highlight the importance of creating a national active shooter alert system, so that every local law enforcement agency has […]Read More

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Governor McKee, RI Infrastructure Bank, Senators Reed & Whitehouse Kick

Leaders Celebrate Historic Influx of Funding for Road, Bridge, Transportation, and Water Infrastructure Projects PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, Jeffrey Diehl of the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, U.S. Senator Jack Reed and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gathered today at Save The Bay’s Bay Center in Providence to kick off United for Infrastructure Week and to celebrate the historic […]Read More

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Governor McKee, RIPTA, Federal, State, and Local Officials Mark the

In-Line Charging Station Will Power State’s First Fully Electric Bus Fleet PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, was joined by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, members of the State’s Congressional delegation, municipal leaders and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority today to mark the start of construction on Rhode Island’s first electric bus in-line charging station. […]Read More

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Governor McKee Announces First Step for New, Modern Transit Hub

Nationwide “Request for Expressions of Interest” Seeks Input from Developers, Private Sector Expertise RIPTA’s Dorrance Street Transit Center Will “Put Passengers First,” Feature Space For Downtown Business and Residences PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee announced today that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has taken the first step in making the proposed Dorrance […]Read More