Promises about Economy on Gina-Meter

Create an anonymous tip line for pay disparity

As governor, I will immediately . . . (Create) an anonymous tip line, so that women who are earning less for equal work will be able to report their employer's non-compliance

Establish the Rhode Island Innovation Institute (RI II)

As governor, Gina will: Establish the Rhode Island Innovation Institute (RI II), a center dedicated to taking the good ideas coming out of our colleges and universities and turning them into products that we make right here in Rhode Island. 

Establish a Road and Bridge Funding Formula

As governor, Gina will: Establish a Road and Bridge Funding Formula to pay for ongoing maintenance so that our local roads never become as deteriorated and dilapidated as they are now. 

Create new visitors centers for tourists

PROMISE:  As governor, Gina will: Improve our state’s tourism infrastructure, with new signage on highways, new visitors centers and efforts designed to move tourists to various attractions throughout the state.

 

Attract more people to public transit with mobile phone apps

As governor, Gina will: Attract more riders to RIPTA and improving the transit experience with mobile phone apps, better branding and strategic marketing. 

Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 in 2015 and index it to inflation

As governor, Gina will: Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 in 2015 and index it to inflation, guaranteeing that workers will have a wage that keeps pace with the changing costs of the goods and services they buy, regardless of which way the political winds are blowing.