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Create incentives for schools to purchase digital learning materials

As governor, I will: Create incentives for our schools to purchase digital learning materials instead of paper-based texts.

Create a single, online source for all state and municipal permitting

As governor, Gina will: Create a single, online source for all state and municipal permitting. 

Establish mandatory time limits for turning around permit applications

As governor, Gina will: Establish single sourcing for permits and mandatory time limits for turning around applications.

Provide expedited professional licensing at no cost to veterans

As governor, Gina will: Enable more veterans to start their own businesses by providing expedited professional licensing at no cost to veterans based on skills developed during their service. 

Create a special certification for businesses that actively hire returning veterans

As governor, Gina will: Create a special certification for businesses that actively hire returning veterans to encourage Rhode Islanders to patronize businesses that provide employment opportunities for veterans.

Double the graduation rate at CCRI

As governor, I will: Commit to doubling the graduation rate at CCRI [now at about 10 percent] in my first term.

Institute a Homeowners Bill of Rights

As Governor, I will institute a Homeowners Bill of Rights (that will) . . . require banks to prove that the value of foreclosure outweighs the value of modifying the home before denying homeowners the opportunity to modify their loan . . . require all lenders to make a filing of all foreclosure notices with the state within three days . . . (maintain) a registry of all lenders who have had complaints lodged against them . . . (ban) all mortgage originators who have been found to engaged in dishonest and fraudulent practices . . . (require) background checks on all mortgage originators . . . (enact) stiffer penalties for lenders that make procedural omissions and errors, produce fraudulent documents, or otherwise act in bad faith during the foreclosures process.