Post Tagged with: "McKee"

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

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