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Governor McKee Signs Veteran and Military-Related Legislative Package, Highlighting Budget

JOHNSTON, RI – Continuing his #RIMomentum Tour, Governor Dan McKee was joined today by legislators, Veterans, military families, Veterans advocates and stakeholders to recognize passage of legislative and budget initiatives which support and benefit those who bravely served in the United States armed forces. Most significantly, Rhode Island will no longer be a regional outlier with passage […]Read More

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Governor McKee Statement on Historic June Jobs Report

Rhode Island’s Unemployment Rate Lowest Since Current Methodology was Introduced 46 Years Ago PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on today’s jobs report, which shows the state’s unemployment rate is down to 2.7 percent – tied with April and May of 1988 for the lowest rate on record under the current methodology: […]Read More

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Representative Scott Slater Endorses Brett Smiley for Mayor

Providence, RI- July 21,2022, Representative Scott Slater (House District 10) announced his endorsement of Brett Smiley for Mayor of Providence.   “I’ve known Brett and worked with him in his different capacities,” said Representative Scott Slater. “He brings hands-on experience and expertise in budget and operational management that no other candidate can offer us. We […]Read More

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Governor Dan McKee, United States Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Rhode Island Federal Highway Administrator Carlos C. Machado and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. today broke ground for the Airport Connector project in Warwick, one of the major paving projects scheduled for this year. This project […]Read More

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Dog Treats Recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Stormberg Foods is recalling various sizes and batches of Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treats, Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treats, and Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps Dog Treats due to a potential contamination of Salmonella. The products were distributed […]Read More