Post Tagged with: "McKee"

URI Assistant Director Of Communications Dave Lavallee Explains The Methodology Underlying The Religious Exemption For The Covid Vaccine

In the immediate aftermath of the Governor McKee COVID Press Conference, University of Rhode Island Assistant Director Of Communications Dave Lavallee explained the methodology underlying the religious exemption for the Covid vaccine. See the mentioned forms below.  

by September 3, 2021

Governor McKee Requests Independent Investigation by Attorney General

Senior Aide’s Canning Street Property Development Continues To Bedevil  Governor Today, Governor Dan McKee requested that Attorney General Peter Neronha conduct an independent investigation into matters related to the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) wetlands application filed on behalf of Tony Silva for 45 Canning Street in Cumberland. The Governor[Read More…]

by August 25, 2021

Attorney General Candidate Calenda Issues Statement On Governor McKee Executive Order

When the Rhode Island General Assembly passed the fiscal year 2022 budget and Governor McKee signed it into law, the Emergency Powers of the Governor, under R.I.G.L. §30-15-9 were modified and restricted. Specifically, the General Assembly terminated all executive orders related to the “COVID-19” declaration of Emergency, issued by then-Governor[Read More…]

by August 24, 2021

Governor McKee, Rhode Island Foundation Announce The Final $380,000 In RI Gives Vax Challenge Grants As State Hits 25,000 New Vaccination Milestone

More than 33,000 Rhode Islanders have gotten vaccinated since the RI Gives Vax Challenge was launched in July Nonprofits on the frontlines of responding to the COVID-19 crisis have been awarded another $380,000 in grants in the final phases of the RI Gives Vax Challenge. The funding was triggered as a[Read More…]

by August 18, 2021

Governor McKee Signs Legislation On Doula Services

Governor Dan McKee, joined by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Representative Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, and Senator Ana Quezada today held a ceremonial bill signing for legislation (2021-H 5929A, 2021-S 0484A) which will make doula services eligible for reimbursement through private insurance plans. The bill signing took place at Providence Community Health Center on[Read More…]

by August 12, 2021

Governor McKee, RI Department of Health To Provide COVID-19 Update

Governor Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, M.D., M.P.H., and Executive Director of the COVID-19 Response Tom McCarthy will provide an update on COVID-19, the Delta variant in Rhode Island, and the State’s continued response, recovery and vaccination efforts. This update will[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

Governor McKee Signs Multiple Bills Supporting Women’s Health and Equity

Governor Dan McKee was joined by Representatives Justine A. Caldwell, Susan Donovan, Carol Hagan McEntee, and Katherine S. Kazarian; Senators Gayle Goldin, Valarie J. Lawson, and V. Susan Sosnowski; House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi; Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio; and women’s advocates and organizations today for the ceremonial signing of multiple pieces[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

Governor McKee Signs Two LGBTQ+ Bills into Law: Fair Housing Practices & Non Gender Specific Restrooms

Governor Dan McKee was joined by Representatives John G. Edwards and Edith H. Ajello; Senators Melissa A. Murray and Meghan E. Kallman; and advocates for the LGBTQ+ community today for the ceremonial signing of legislation that will continue to make Rhode Island a more equitable and inclusive state for its[Read More…]

by July 29, 2021

Governor McKee, RIDE, and RIDOH Release Updated School Guidance for Fall

Latest State guidance aligns with CDC’s recent update to recommend universal mask use within schools Governor Dan McKee, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, and Director of the Department of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH today released an updated PreK-12 Health and Safety Guidance for the 2021-2022 School Year, which aligns with[Read More…]

by July 28, 2021

Governor McKee Announces Choice for Department of Revenue Director

Governor Dan McKee announced today that he has nominated  to serve as Director of the Department of Revenue, replacing Jim Thorsen, who has taken the role of Director of the Department of Administration. “We’re building a team with a history of public service and sound financial experience,” said Governor McKee.[Read More…]

by June 19, 2021