Latest Fact-checks on Gina Raimondo Gina Raimondo stated on September 28, 2016 in a television interview: "In other states (where illegal immigrants have been allowed to get driver's licenses) their insurance premiums for everybody have gone down." Gina Raimondo stated on January 26, 2016 in economic development report: "Owen in MA vs. Owen in RI … Advantage:Rhode Island." Gina Raimondo stated on May 27, 2015 in news conference: "It’s commercial vehicles, 18 wheelers and above … that cause 90 plus percent of the damages on our highways and bridges." Gina Raimondo stated on March 13, 2015 in a television interview: "Rhode Island has the second highest per enrollee (Medicaid) cost of any state in the country, which is 60 percent higher than the national average." Gina Raimondo stated on February 19, 2015 in a news conference: "Contrary to popular belief, we actually don’t have that many public employees…We are well below average in the number of public employees.’’ Gina Raimondo stated on February 18, 2015 in a presentation: Rhode Island has invested less in tourism, economic development and economic development personnel than four nearby states. Gina Raimondo stated on October 7, 2014 in in television commercial: "I fought 38 Studios from the beginning." Gina Raimondo stated on August 26, 2014 in a debate: "The pension fund in the city of Providence is only 30 percent funded, about the same level as when he [Taveras] took office." Gina Raimondo stated on August 7, 2014 in a campaign ad: "Before I was state treasurer, my Rhode Island business helped create over 1,000 jobs." Gina Raimondo stated on April 28, 2014 in a news release: "Residential property taxes [in Providence] are up nearly 27 percent under Mayor Taveras." Gina Raimondo stated on April 3, 2014 in a website statement: "My Treasury team eliminated a 900-case backlog in the Crime Victim Compensation Program." Gina Raimondo stated on October 21, 2013 in a fundraising letter.: "Providence has more of its pension fund invested in hedge funds and is less transparent" about it than the state. Gina Raimondo stated on May 29, 2013 in an interview with WJAR-TV: "The average student comes out of college hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt." Gina Raimondo stated on April 8, 2013 in a tweet promoting Equal Pay Day: "Women make 77 cents for every dollar earned by men." Gina Raimondo stated on July 10, 2011 in an appearance on 10 News Conference: "The average 401(k) in America of a person who's 60 years old is under $100,000." Gina Raimondo stated on February 18, 2011 in a radio interview: The law has not established whether Rhode Island public employees have property rights to their pensions. Gina Raimondo stated on July 1, 2010 in a video on her web page: The company I created, Point Judith Capital, "is the only venture capital firm in Rhode Island."