This afternoon, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement regarding Governor Gina Raimondo's confirmation as U.S. Commerce Secretary:
"I congratulate Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on today's confirmation. I worked with Secretary Raimondo on a number of initiatives to spur economic activity in the state, including launching new green infrastructure programs that have created thousands of jobs, and the statewide school construction program that is improving our school buildings. I've seen Gina's dedication and commitment to helping increase economic opportunity firsthand and I know this commitment will continue through her tenure as U.S. Commerce Secretary. The nation is lucky to have her, and it is an honor for Rhode Islanders to have one of their own represented in President Biden's cabinet. I look forward to working with incoming Governor Dan McKee to continue these key initiatives, push our state towards a full recovery from COVID, and serve the people of Rhode Island."
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