RhodeWorks, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s truck toll plan to improve the state’s deteriorating bridges and roads, is now law.
More than eight months after she began her labor-backed campaign to toll 18-wheelers traveling Rhode Island’s highways to finance a massive bridge-repair effort, Governor Raimondo on Thursday signed the legislation into law.
Mending a state pension system on the verge of collapse is a worthy closing act for any politician. Now it’s clear Gina Raimondo was only warming up.
Gov. Gina Raimondo got it right in her inaugural address when she said we “must foster an environment where businesses want to add jobs and where we support our workers. If we do that, if we rebuild this economy, everything is possible. And if we don’t, nothing else will matter.”
Gov. Gina Raimondo submitted her budget recently, and it’s exactly what Rhode Island needs: a bold plan to spark an economic recovery and put people back to work
Gov. Gina Raimondo has spent the weeks since her election analyzing the scale of the problem Rhode Island confronts. Last week, she spoke out honestly about the state’s dire situation — and the nightmares we will confront, as surely as hollowed-out Detroit did, unless we can summon the will to turn things around.
I am so proud and humbled to be Rhode Island's next governor.
With the New Year comes a new slate of officeholders whose careers warrant close attention and whose fates could have broader political implications. Put Gina Raimondo near the top of that list.
The Raimondo Inaugural Committee today announced plans for the 2015 inauguration of Gina Raimondo and the other General Officers. The theme is "Make It In Rhode Island" and the inaugural celebration will highlight some of the best Rhode Island has to offer and the potential of our state to provide opportunities for everyone.
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