Gina Raimondo

Government, Business

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo Confirmed as Commerce Secretary

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo following the announcement of her nomination Gina Raimondo at the announcement of her nomination as Commerce secretary. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Gina Raimondo easily won Senate confirmation as Commerce secretary, placing the Rhode Island governor at the heart of President Joe Biden’s efforts to revive the U.S. economy and confront alleged unfair trade practices by China.

Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
March 2, 2021
Government, Business

US Senate Committee Approves Raimondo’s Nomination

Gina Raimondo confirmation hearing Sen. Rick Scott questions Commerce Secretary nominee Raimondo via videoconference during her confirmation hearing Jan. 26. Her nomination advanced by a 21-3 vote Feb. 3. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Bloomberg News)

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s nomination to become the country’s next secretary of commerce advanced to the floor of the U.S. Senate after a committee voted favorably on her qualifications.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 3, 2021
Government, Business

Senate Committee Schedules Vote on Raimondo’s Nomination

Gina Raimondo Gina Raimondo by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

A U.S. Senate panel scheduled a vote to consider the nomination of Gov. Gina Raimondo to become the country’s next secretary of commerce.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 29, 2021
Government, Business

Climate Change, COVID-19 Aid Priorities for Biden Administration, Gina Raimondo Says

Raimondo Raimondo speaks after being nominated for Commerce Secretary. (Susan Walsh/Associated Press)

An emphasis on climate change will help guide the Biden administration’s infrastructure policy agenda, which aims to provide economic relief to states and industry stakeholders, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo told the Senate Commerce Committee at her confirmation hearing.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 26, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Senate Committee to Meet for Gina Raimondo Confirmation Hearing

Rhode Island Raimondo (Steven Senne/Associated Press)

President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Department of Commerce is scheduled to defend her nomination before a Senate panel Jan. 26.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 22, 2021
Government, Business

Biden Taps Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as Commerce Chief, Source Says

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo speaks during a panel discussion at a summit in Washington in 2018. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo speaks during a panel discussion at a Goldman Sachs summit in Washington in February 2018. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as his nominee for commerce secretary, a person familiar with the matter said Jan. 7.

Jennifer Epstein | Bloomberg News
January 7, 2021