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1/13/2017 Rep. Barros named Deputy Majority Leader, reappointed to House Finance
STATE HOUSE – Rep. Jean Philippe Barros (D-Dist. 59, Pawtucket) was appointed to the position of Deputy Majority Leader by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) this week.  He was also reappointed to the House Committee on Finance.

“It is an honor to join the House leadership team as Deputy Majority Leader and I thank Speaker Mattiello for having the confidence in me to fill the role,” said Representative Barros.  “Rhode Island has made some great economic strides recently, but we still face many problems.  I’m eager to get back to work on the committee to address these issues for the benefit of all Rhode Islanders.”

The House Committee on Finance reviews the governor’s proposed budget as well as all legislation regarding public finance.  In addition to being a member of the full committee, Representative Barros was appointed to the Finance Subcommittees on Education, General Government, and Public Safety.  Representative Barros was also appointed to the House Committee on Municipal Government, which considers all matters affecting municipal governments and transportation.


For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903
(401)222-6124