Ruggiero settles into second term at State House

March 21, 2011

From The Jamestown Press 3-17-2011

By Tim Riel

Now in her second term, state Rep. Deb Ruggiero continues to get more confident on Capitol Hill in Providence. As the District 74 representative serving Jamestown and Middletown, the island resident has been active in legislation lately to do her part to improve the condition of Rhode Island.

“It’s been great,” said Ruggiero, who was re-elected in November by comfortably winning 53 percent of the vote in a three-way race. “I’m really honored to serve. It’s remarkable to be a steward of the state.”

Most recently, Ruggiero has focused her attentions on two bills – the “Safe Schools Act” and legislation that would establish a tax holiday on the second or third August of each year. Read the full Story…


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