Topic: Gina Raimondo

UHIP improves timeliness, efficiency

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UHIP improves timeliness, efficiency

November 2, 2018 0 comments

Last week, Cranston Mayor and Republican candidate for Governor of Rhode Island Allan Fung released a television advertisement attacking incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo for mismanaging the United Health Infrastructure Program, a Department of Human Services and Executive Office of Health and Human Services initiative.

Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

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Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

September 26, 2018 0 comments

Legislation protects right even if DACA program ends, activists push to include all undocumented people.

Raimondo prioritizes free tuition in campaign

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Raimondo prioritizes free tuition in campaign

September 23, 2018 0 comments

In the 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, Gov. Gina Raimondo has spearheaded college affordability with the proposed expansion of her key initiative, Rhode Island Promise.

Incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo celebrated her primary election night victory at Union Station Brewery. She defeated Matt Brown and Spencer Dickinson with 57.1 percent of the vote.

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Raimondo, Fung to face off in gubernatorial election

September 12, 2018 0 comments

Over 144,000 Rhode Islanders cast their votes yesterday in the primary elections, according to the R.I. Board of Elections. Nominees for the Democratic and Republican parties have been chosen for the general election at both the federal and state levels.

Simshauser ’20: A split in the Rhode for Democrats

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Simshauser ’20: A split in the Rhode for Democrats

September 11, 2018 0 comments

The past two years have been fraught for Democrats. In the aftermath of the calamitous 2016 presidential election, ideological fissures within the party have widened as progressive insurgents have found traction in recent months.

One of two female governors in the nation, Gov. Gina Raimondo’s platform includes moving to renewable energy and preventing school gun violence.

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Power plant divides gubernatorial candidates

September 9, 2018 0 comments

This Wednesday will determine which two of the six contending candidates will represent the Republican and Democratic parties in the Rhode Island general gubernatorial election in November.

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s re-election campaign had a fundraising agreement with the Providence Democratic City Committee.

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Financial ethics complaint against Raimondo dismissed

February 27, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 27, the Rhode Island Ethics Commission voted 5-to-1 to dismiss an ethics complaint filed by GOP Chairman Brandon Bell against Gov. Gina Raimondo, according to a report released by the Commission yesterday.

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s new budget proposal aims to increase availability of medical marijuana and reduce opiod use.

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R.I. eyes medical marijuana expansion

February 16, 2018 0 comments

The number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Rhode Island could increase from three to 15, raising $5.1 million in projected revenue, according to a new budget proposal released by Gov. Gina Raimondo Jan. 18.

Medicaid program director for the Office of Health and Human Services Patrick Tigue (left) and Secretary for the Office Eric Beane (right) address the audience during the press conference held last Thursday.

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Gov. reveals $9.37 billion budget, relies on sports betting revenues

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s administration unveiled a $9.38 billion budget that would finance $250 million in public school reparations and allocate $3 million to growing the state’s small businesses.

R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

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R.I. school facilities fail state evaluation

September 22, 2017 0 comments

Every school facility in Rhode Island received a failing grade in the state’s first independent evaluation of school buildings.