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Dem Govs Get it Done: Gov. Dan McKee Invests $250

Gov. Dan McKee is leading the way for Rhode Island to make its biggest investment in affordable housing in state history. Gov. McKee signed legislation that will invest $250 million toward affordable housing for low-income Rhode Islanders. The investment will create new housing across all income levels, stabilize households at risk of displacement or homelessness and […]Read More

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Reed & Whitehouse Push for Robust Federal Response to Monkeypox

Providence, RI – U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse joined a group of 14 U.S. Senators in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging Senate leadership to include funding to address the monkeypox (MPV)/orthopoxvirus Public Health Emergency (PHE) in any forthcoming legislative package in the […]Read More

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Statement on Breeze Airways Unionization Effort from Lieutenant Governor Sabina

PROVIDENCE, RI – Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos today issued the following statement on the vote by Breeze Airways pilots to unionize: “I welcome Breeze Airways as they make Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport a new hub for their airline, but doing business in our state means recognizing the rights of workers to bargain collectively. Rhode […]Read More

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Governor McKee, State and Local Leaders Break Ground on Tidewater

PAWTUCKET, RI – Governor Dan McKee, state and local officials joined Fortuitous Partners to break ground today on phase one of Tidewater Landing. Phase one of the mixed-use riverfront development project, located on the Seekonk River, includes a professional soccer stadium and entertainment venue. “With strong taxpayer protections, this project is going to spur economic development […]Read More

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Attorney General Neronha announces additional million dollar settlement with three

Rhode Island’s combined recoveries from settlements as part of Rhode Island’s ongoing MTBE litigation total more than $18.8 million PROVIDENCE, RI – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his office has resolved Rhode Island’s lawsuit against three of the nation’s largest refiners of gasoline. The State’s case, filed in September 2016, alleged that […]Read More

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Governor McKee Joined by Lt. Governor Matos, U.S. Senator Reed,

McKee also signs into law two legislative acts, helping Rhode Island streamline its housing permitting and appealing processes, and officially establishing a statewide Department of Housing WARWICK, RI – Governor Dan McKee, joined Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Rhode Island Secretary of Housing Josh Saal, and additional state leaders […]Read More