Rhode Island State Representative
Deborah L. Ruggiero
Rhode Island State Representative Deborah Ruggiero has represented Jamestown and Middletown (District 74) since 2008. She is the chairwoman of the House Committee on Small Business and is a member of the House Committee on Finance, chairing the committee’s Environment/Transportation Subcommittee.
As chair of the Small Business Renewable Energy Task Force, she sponsored the Distributed Generation law in Rhode Island. The Renewable Energy Jobs Growth Program has been very successful in developing solar and wind projects creating jobs and tax revenues in Rhode Island. She served as chair of The Behavioral Health & Firearms Safety Task Force balancing mental health issues with gun ownership and public safety.
Deb is president of DR Communications Group, a marketing and advertising firm that helps small business and non-profits with branding and marketing communications. She is also creator and host of the award-winning radio show, AMAZING WOMEN which celebrates the work of Rhode Island women.
She is a founding member of the Women’s Fund of RI, past president of the RI Lung Association, a Jamestown Rotarian, and member of Save the Bay.
Contact Representative Ruggiero at:
78 Columbia Avenue
Jamestown, RI 02835
Rhode Island State Senator
Senator Dawn Euer was elected in August 2017 to the Rhode Island Senate. Previously she led the successful effort to pass the Marriage Equality in 2016.
Senator Euer is a successful lawyer based in Newport. Her practice concentrates on serving social entrepreneurs and nonprofits organizations.
In her personal time, she is an active outdoors-woman who enjoys kayaking in Narragansett Bay and cycling in the state. She volunteers with Bike Newport, and she is currently chair of its board of directors.
Contact Senator Euer at:
34 Bliss Road
Newport, RI 02840