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Raimondo Launches Jobs Plan Rollout

Begins With Manufacturing and Workforce Development SMITHFIELD- Rhode Island is in a jobs crisis. At percent, our state has the highest unemployment rate in the country, but that number does not fully capture how bad things really are. Between people who are under-employed and those who have stopped looking for work, our unemployment rate is actually closer to 15 percent. 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. This morning, Gina began to lay out a comprehensive plan to grow our economy…
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Myrth York Endorses Raimondo

Three time Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Myrth York, threw her support behind Gina Raimondo Wednesday morning. During an event at the Rue de L'Espoir restaurant on Hope Street in Providence, featuring Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts and about two-dozen predominantly female supporters. York explained why she backed Raimondo for governor. York was an early supporter of Angel Taveras' 2010 mayoral campaign in Providence, and wound up chairing his run, and still remains a behind-the-scenes player in local politics. York says she endorsed Raimondo because she considers the treasurer the best candidate to lead Rhode Island out of its persistent economic problems. Although…
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Foster democrats endorse Gina Raimondo for Governor

Foster -- 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. "We are proud to be endorsing Gina; now more than ever, Rhode Island needs a leader with a sense of urgency to address our most pressing problems," said Foster Democratic Chairman John Bevilacqua. "With a lagging economy and infrastructure in disrepair, it's critically important that we elect a governor who is ready to set a course to move this state forward and we will be working very hard to make sure…
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Latino Politicians Announce Support For Raimondo

Rhode Island - So far five Latino politicians have announced that they are supporting the candidacy of Democrat General Treasurer Gina Raimondo for governor, according to an email from the Friends of Gina Raimondo. Providence Councilmen Luis Aponte and Davian Sanchez Sabina Matos to State Representatives and Anastasia Williams Grace Díaz join in supporting Raimondo. His only opponent in the Democratic primary, so far, is the Mayor of Providence Angel Taveras, is the first Latino elected mayor as the top leader of the capital city of Rhode Island. Políticos Latinos anuncia apoyo a Raimondo Rhode Island - Hasta el momento…
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