(Providence, RI) -- Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee is pausing plans to downsize the state hospital. The plan has been criticized, especially for the perceived negative effect it is having on patients. The governor said with the pause, the state will have a quote, "real and thoughtful dialogue and engagement with the community, stakeholders and the General Assembly on what the best solutions are to provide high-quality care that meets the needs of Rhode Islanders seeking these vital services". The state hospital has campuses in Cranston and Burrillville.
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