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Representative Gregory J. Costantino

Deputy Majority Leader

Member, House Municipal Government Committee


Gregory J. Costantino (D) was elected to represent District 44 – serving the people of Lincoln, Smithfield and Johnston – in November 2012 and re-elected in 2014. A Deputy Majority Leader, he serves on the House Municipal Government Committee.

Since the beginning of his tenure, Representative Costantino has supported a wide range of legislation aimed at increasing government efficiency and boosting commerce. This includes 2014 legislation to impose higher standards of accountability and transparency on quasi-public corporations.

During his time in the House, Representative Costantino has shown a particular concern for veterans and public safety officials. In 2015, he sponsored legislation that increases the tax exemption for war veterans in the town of Smithfield from $4,000 to $10,000. In that same session, he co-sponsored a bill that prohibits employers from firing an employee who failed to report to work when responding to an emergency while serving as a volunteer firefighter.

The state representative was born on Aug. 11, 1960, graduated from La Salle Academy in 1978 and attended Providence College. In addition to his duties as a Representative, he is the vice president of operations for Venda Ravioli in Providence.

Married to Lisa (Ronci), they are the parents of three children, Sofia, Camille and Gregory, and live in Lincoln.

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:
21 Greenwood Lane
Lincoln, RI 02865
(401) 426-0284