Raimondo heads to Washington for governors’ meeting

By The Associated Press


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo will be in the nation’s capital this weekend for a meeting of the National Governors Association.

Her office says she planned to leave Friday morning and will return to Rhode Island on Monday.

She will participate in a panel discussion on climate and energy, attend meetings about the economy and join other Democratic governors gathering with President Barack Obama at the White House.

She will be accompanied by a chief of staff, two state troopers and her husband, Andy Moffitt.

Moffitt is scheduled to attend a panel discussion on the changing roles of first spouses.

(C) The Associated Press 2016