R.I.’s COVID-19 state of emergency extended through Aug. 6

GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE on Thursday extended Rhode Island's COVID-19 state of emergency declaration through at least Aug. 6. /AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island could continue to be under a state of emergency for at least another month. Gov. Daniel J. McKee signed a new executive order Thursday that extends the COVID-19 state of emergency until Aug. 6, “unless renewed, modified or terminated” by a subsequent order. The previous state of emergency order was expected…

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  1. Minority Leader Filipi is absolutely RIGHT!!! The State of RI is NOT in an emergency anymore. This state of emergency should have been lifted at least 2 months ago! Everyone needs to get back to normal and we need people to get back to work! WE ALL NEED WORKING PEOPLE!