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Representative Doreen M. Costa

Vice Chairwoman, House Judiciary Committee

Member, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Member, House Commission to Study Public Higher Education Affordability

Member, Joint Defense Economy Planning Commission




Doreen M. Costa represents District 31, which includes Exeter and North Kingstown, since being elected in November 2010. In April 2014, she was appointed as the vice chairwoman of the House Judiciary Committee.  She is also a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.

In 2012, Rep. Costa sponsored and helped pass a bill which allowed the Town of North Kingstown to finance various school renovations.

She is a member of the Rhode Island Republican Assembly and is an Executive Board Member of the RI GOP Volunteer Committee as well as the RIGOP State Central Committee, the RI GOP Finance Committee and is a member of the South County Patriots.

A graduate of Johnston High School, she attended the Community College of Rhode Island. Rep. Costa holds pet food drives for local animal shelters.

She is married to James and they have two children, Todd and Gabrielle. Her family resides in North Kingstown.

39 Dyer Ave
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 206-6891