Representative Nicholas A. Mattiello
Nicholas A. Mattiello (D) represents District 15, Cranston. He was first elected in November 2006. He has served as the House Majority Leader
since February 2010, which is the second-ranking position in the House as
elected by his Democratic peers.
In the 2012 session, he sponsored a successful bill amending
the Hospital Conversion Act to preserve jobs and assist hospitals facing
He was a co-sponsor of the comprehensive pension reform
legislation enacted in 2011 which reduced the state’s unfunded liability by $3
billion. He had previously served on the Special House Pension Study Commission.
Leader Mattiello was formerly a member of the House Finance
He has been a Lector at the Immaculate Conception Church
since 1988 and is a member of the St. Mary's Feast Society and Oaklawn Grange.
A self-employed attorney, Leader Mattiello is a 1988 graduate
of Suffolk University School of Law and is a member of the Rhode Island Bar
Association. Leader Mattiello also graduated from Boston College in 1985 and La
Salle Academy in 1981. He was born on May 16, 1963. He and his wife, Mary Ann, have two sons,
Nicholas and Anthony.