Rep. Amore named as 2016 MADD Legislator of the Year
STATE HOUSE – Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East Providence) has been honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as their 2016 Legislator of the Year for his sponsorship of legislation (2016-H 8362) that created an all-offender ignition interlock law for Rhode Island. After Governor Raimondo signed the bill into law this summer, Rhode Island joined 27 other states in the nation to create such a law.
“It’s truly an honor to receive this recognition from such a noble organization as MADD. As a parent, I fully support their mission and will continue to advocate on their behalf in order to hopefully end the scourge of drunk driving tragedies across Rhode Island,” said Representative Amore.
Created in 1980, MADD has evolved into one of the most influential and widely supported non-profit organizations in America. Their mission is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.
For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903