McKee Administration Announces $1.4M to Fund Over 75 Additional Beds for Emergency Shelter

Governor McKee Wishes Rhode Islanders a Happy Thanksgiving Matthew Sheaff Asesor Senior de Comunicaciones Matthew.Sheaff@governor.ri.gov PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today issued the following statement wishing Rhode Islanders a Happy Thanksgiving: “This Thanksgiving, Rhode Islanders across our 39 cities and towns will come together and celebrate with family, friends, and...

Governor McKee Announces Over $166 Million in Funding for Affordable Housing Available

Governor McKee Announces Over $166 Million in Funding for Affordable Housing Available RIHousing opens competitive funding round for financing to support construction and preservation of affordable homesMatthew SheaffAsesor Senior de ComunicacionesMatthew.Sheaff@governor.ri.govNORTH KINGSTOWN, RI – Governor Dan McKee today was joined by U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Housing Secretary Josh Saal and RIHousing...

Help with Winter Heating and Utily Cost in Rhode Island

Federal Funds for Public Safety Help with Winter Heating and Utily Cost As winter approaches, it’s predicted that we are going to see a higher-than-usual increase in home heating costs. To help keep these and other utility costs down, I want to share with you some resources and programs that...

Grant Applications Open to Provide Businesses with Technical Assistance, Access to Capital, and Flexible Work Space

Grant Applications Open to Provide Businesses with Technical Assistance, Access to Capital, and Flexible Work Space Approximately $400,000 made available through state appropriations to entities supporting businessMatthew SheaffAsesor Senior de ComunicacionesMatthew.Sheaff@governor.ri.govPROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced that applications for the Network Matching Grant...

Congressman Cicilline: Heating Cost Assitance Approved by Congress, New Public Safety Funding

Heating Cost Assistance Approved by Congress, New Public Safety Funding Dear Edwin and Chapincito Media visitors. Today, I fought for the passage of the short-term government spending bill to prevent a government shutdown and provide $1 billion for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a program that helps eligible low-income...

Congressman Cicilline: $2.4 Million to Support Local Law Enforcement, Enhance Forensic Science & Stop Hate Crimes

$2.4 Million to Support Local Law Enforcement, Enhance Forensic Science & Stop Hate Crimes Keeping our communities safe is and will always be my top priority. Which is why I have worked year after year to ensure funding for federal programs that support our local law enforcement agencies and first...

Governor McKee, Rhode Island Department of Housing, Amos House Seek to Build on Success of ‘Landlord Challenge’ Ahead of Winter Months

Governor McKee, Rhode Island Department of Housing, Amos House Seek to Build on Success of ‘Landlord Challenge’ Ahead of Winter Months Statewide incentive program offers property owners $3K signing bonuses for participation; has helped 100+ vulnerable Rhode Island households secure permanent housing since June ‘21 PROVIDENCE, RI – The statewide “Landlord Challenge”...

Governor McKee Statement on Today’s Public Utilities Commission Ruling on Electricity Rates

Governor McKee Statement on Today’s Public Utilities Commission Ruling on Electricity Rates Matthew SheaffSenior Communications AdvisorMatthew.Sheaff@governor.ri.govPROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on today’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruling on the electricity rates, utilization of funds to credit and reduce constituents’ utility bills and suspension of the customer...

Governor McKee, RIDOT Kick Off I-295 Paving Project

Governor McKee, RIDOT Kick Off I-295 Paving Project Matthew SheaffAsesor Senior de ComunicacionesMatthew.Sheaff@governor.ri.govLINCOLN, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today kicked off the I-295 paving project, one of the first in RIDOT’s aggressive five-year program to repave Rhode Island’s worst roads. The I-295 corridor is...

Governor McKee Announces 30-day Public Comment Period for Offshore Wind RFP

Governor McKee Announces 30-day Public Comment Period for Offshore Wind RFP Matthew SheaffAsesor Senior de ComunicacionesMatthew.Sheaff@governor.ri.govPROVIDENCE, R.I. –Governor Dan McKee today announced that a 30-day public comment period for a drafted offshore wind procurement request for proposals is now open through October 7. The State’s primary utility company, Rhode Island Energy,...