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March 17, 2014
Releases second pillar of jobs plan: rebuilding Rhode Island’s infrastructure

Rhode Island is in a jobs crisis. With the highest unemployment rate in the country, we need to act with urgency to get people back to work. Today, Gina rolled out her plan to create jobs by rebuilding our infrastructure and positioning our state for sustained economic growth.

March 11, 2014
Tours fourth manufacturing facility

Following the release of the first part of her jobs plan yesterday, Gina Raimondo today continued her focus on manufacturing, touring Admiral Packaging in Providence.

March 10, 2014
Begins with manufacturing and workforce development

Rhode Island is in a jobs crisis. To address this pressing problem, we need a governor with vision who will set the tone at the top and make job creation the number one priority.

March 6, 2014
Becomes Third Democratic Town Committee to Endorse Her in Democratic Primary
The East Greenwich Democratic Town Committee overwhelmingly endorsed Gina Raimondo for governor this week citing her proven track record of solving big problems and getting things done.
March 5, 2014
Joins Gina and Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts in Hosting a Roundtable on Strengthening Women’s Economic Security

This morning, Myrth York endorsed Gina Raimondo for governor as a proven leader who will tackle our challenges with vision and urgency and secure a better future for Rhode Island.

March 4, 2014
Become second Democratic Town Committee to back Gina in primary

Yesterday, the Foster Democratic Town Committee voted overwhelmingly to endorse Gina Raimondo in the Democratic primary for governor. Foster is the second town committee to endorse Gina.

March 3, 2014
Becomes second labor union to back her in Democratic primary

The Ironworkers Local 37 enthusiastically endorsed Gina Raimondo for governor after hearing her detailed ideas to get Rhode Islanders back to work, especially her emphasis on much-needed infrastructure investments. Representing members from across Rhode Island, the leadership of Ironworkers Local 37 voted unanimously to back her campaign.

February 27, 2014
Focus On Workforce Development

This morning, Gina held her fourth “Raimondo Roundtable,” bringing together leaders in workforce development to discuss closing the skills gap and getting Rhode Islanders back to work in quality, well-paying, skilled jobs.

February 4, 2014
Smithfield Town Councilwoman becomes the sixth Latino elected official to endorse Gina Raimondo in Democratic primary for governor

This morning, Smithfield Town Councilwoman Suzy Alba endorsed Gina Raimondo for governor in the Democratic primary.

February 3, 2014
Wants to ensure transparency in talks between Democratic candidates

Last week, the Raimondo campaign called for a tough People’s Pledge with no loopholes that bans all outside spending in the Democratic primary for governor.