North Smithfield Democrats Endorse Gina Raimondo For Governor Become Sixth Democratic Town Committee to Endorse Her in the Democratic Primary

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Last night the North Smithfield Democratic Town Committee voted unanimously to endorse Gina Raimondo in the Democratic primary for governor. Gina has earned three committee endorsements in the past two days, a sign of the growing support for her candidacy. “Our committee is proud to be backing Gina for governor,” said Chairwoman Katrina Therien. “With so many Rhode Islanders out of work and families struggling, we need a governor who has the ability to help bring back good, middle-class jobs and get our economy growing again. Gina has an innovative, comprehensive approach to job creation and she…
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Barrington Democrats Endorse Gina Raimondo For Governor

BARRINGTON – The Barrington Democratic Town Committee overwhelmingly endorsed Gina Raimondo for governor last night. After hearing from each of the candidates in the Democratic Primary, the committee voted to endorse Gina because of her proven track record of solving big problems and commitment to fixing our economy. The final vote tally was 16 for Gina, three for Clay Pell and one for Mayor Taveras. "We are so proud to be endorsing Gina for governor," said Chairwoman Mary Alyce Gasbarro. "Gina gets results and she has what it takes to tackle the big challenges facing Rhode Island. She is a…
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Raimondo to Honor 41 High School Juniors with Young Leader Award

PROVIDENCE, - Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo will visit Ximedica to present the Treasury Young Leader Awards on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Young Leader Awards are presented to Rhode Island high school juniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence and service to their community. Michael Pereira, Senior Vice President and Head of Technology and Operations at Ximedica, will speak at the ceremony. "I am eager to meet these talented students, who not only excel at their studies but also make meaningful contributions in their communities," Raimondo said. "They truly make me proud and optimistic for the future…
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Operating Engineers Endorse Gina Raimondo For Governor

PROVIDENCE – Earning her sixth labor endorsement, and second within the last week, Gina has been endorsed for governor by the Local 57 Operating Engineers. Representing over 1150 workers and retirees in Rhode Island, the Operating Engineers are backing Gina in the Democratic Primary because she has the record and skills to tackle the biggest challenges facing our struggling state. In a letter to the campaign, Jim White, Local 57 Business Manager and President said that Gina's “work experience and tenacity will make her a very proficient Governor." “The outpouring of support from across Rhode Island has been incredible," said…
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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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