Topic: raimondo

Rhode Island students in lower income areas often have few opportunities to learn civics in their schools, said the student activists.

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Rhode Island students take fight for civic education to courts

February 10, 2020 1 comment

A group of Rhode Island students won an award for using their civic understanding to fight for civics education. The student activists received the New England First Amendment Coalition’s 2020 Antonia Orfield Citizenship Award at NEFAC’s 10th annual awards luncheon in Boston Friday.

R.I. gun safety working group to inform governor’s decisions

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R.I. gun safety working group to inform governor’s decisions

November 13, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The October findings of Gov. Gina Raimondo’s Working Group for Gun Safety — the 43-member collective that worked to study gun violence in Rhode Island for over six months — are informing many of the Governor’s conversations in preparation for the start of the January legislative session.

Raimondo, Fung face four third-party challengers

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Raimondo, Fung face four third-party challengers

September 27, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In the 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, four third-party candidates are challenging Democratic incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo and her Republican opponent Cranston Mayor Allan Fung.

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 Comments are Disabled

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.

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Metro Roundup, Feb. 22

February 22, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Ken Wagner, the commissioner of Rhode Island, held a hearing earlier this month to gauge public support for a measure that would require all Rhode Island schools to provide protections for transgender students, the Providence Journal previously reported.

The governor emphasized her desire to see students living, working and contributing to the betterment of Rhode Island after their graduation.

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Rhode Island Governor urges women to engage in politics

October 3, 2017 1 comment

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo encouraged students — and women in particular — to participate in the political process.

Gov. Raimondo proposes two years of free tuition at state colleges

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Gov. Raimondo proposes two years of free tuition at state colleges

February 6, 2017 5 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo introduced the Rhode Island’s Promise proposal as a part of her FY2018 budget proposal in a press release Jan. 16.


Gov. Raimondo reexamines education funding formula

January 29, 2016 Comments are Disabled

A working group established by Gov. Gina Raimondo has released a 36-page report with policy recommendations for Rhode Island’s educational funding formula.