Post Tagged with: "McKee"

Video/Statement: Cicilline, Langevin, McKee Pushing For Stronger Federal Investments In Child Care

American Families Plan Invests Nearly $450 Billion In Child Care, Universal Pre-K U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and James Langevin (RI-02) held a press conference Friday morning with Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee to underscore the importance of federal investments in child care for growing Rhode Island’s economy from[Read More…]

by June 13, 2021

Governor McKee Announces Choice For Department Of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, & Hospitals (BHDDH) Director

  Governor Dan McKee and Health and Human Services Secretary Womazetta Jones today announced Richard Charest as their choice to lead the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). The Governor has submitted Charest’s name to the Rhode Island Senate for their advice and consent. “As our administration begins to[Read More…]

by May 26, 2021

Rhody Democratic Women’s Caucus Weighs In On Contentious Ward 15 Special Election

The Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus is pleased to announce its endorsement of Doris De Los Santos for city councilor of Providence’s Ward 15 in a special election on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.In considering this endorsement the Women’s Caucus recognized Ms. De Los Santos’s extensive experience in public service and[Read More…]

by May 26, 2021

McKee: State House Will Reopen On Limited Basis Beginning June 1

The offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Treasurer, Secretary of State, Speaker of the House and Senate President today announced plans for a safe and responsible reopening of the Rhode Island State House, beginning with a limited reopening on Tuesday, June 1. All offices reached a consensus on operations and[Read More…]

by May 25, 2021

Pump Up The Volume! Host: Dr. Luis-Daniel Muñoz Guest: Kiah Bryant Direct Action For Rights & Equality

Originally Broadcast: 5/4/21

by May 19, 2021

NEVER AGAIN RHODE ISLAND: RHODE ISLAND RESIDENTS-THE WYATT IS AN EXPENSIVE DISGRACE

  AT A HEARING FOR THE RHODE ISLAND STATE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, CONSTITUENTS MADE THEIR VOICE HEARD ON A SLATE OF BILLS THAT WOULD SHUT DOWN RHODE ISLAND’S ICE DETENTION FACILITY   Dozens of Rhode Island residents called in to a State Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today to testify in[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021

McKee Administration To Partner With Hospital Association-Rhode Island & Care New England To provide The State With Independent Third-Party Peer Review As Part Of Overall Reevaluation Of Eleanor Slater Hospital

Local physicians and hospital executives will conduct a peer review to help ensure appropriate, quality care is provided for some of the most complex medical and psychiatric patients in our state As part of an overall reevaluation of Eleanor Slater Hospital, Governor Dan McKee today announced a partnership between the[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021

Rhode Island House Minority Leader Filippi Statement On Passage Of The IGT/Twin River 20 Year, No-Bid Gaming Contract

Rhode Island House Minority Leader Blake A. Filippi offers the following statement regarding the passage of the amended legislation authorizing the Governor to negotiate the IGT/Twin River 20-year, no-bid deal: “Tonight, members of the House Minority Caucus offered numerous, substantive amendments to improve the meager jobs mandate and woeful financial[Read More…]

by May 12, 2021

More Than A Cancelled Fundraiser: Did Dan McKee “Cancel” His Center Right Support

The ascension of Dan McKee to the Governorship of Rhode Island brought high hopes to Moderate Democrats & Centrist (Often Closeted) Republicans across Rhode Island. Frustrated with outgoing Governor Gina Raimondo’s clutch on the purse strings of Federal Covid Relief Funds, originally destined for business relief, yet quarantined to provide[Read More…]

by May 10, 2021

“The Governor has walked away from us in my opinion, so I’m walking away from him!”

Restauranteur Dave Levesque: Proprietor Brewed Awakenings has essentially dismissed Governor Dan McKee. In a damning email, he essentially dismisses the efforts of McKee & Temporary DLT Honcho Matt Weldon, to address the “Underemployment Crisis” as “Weak Kneed”. Apparently, Weldon had implied a compromise had been met with competing legislation designed[Read More…]

by May 7, 2021