Rep. Amore named chairman of House Small Business Committee; reappointed as chairman of House Finance Subcommittee on Education
STATE HOUSE – Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East Providence) has been appointed the chairman of the House Committee on Small Business by Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston). Speaker Mattiello also reappointed Representative Amore as the chairman of the House Finance Subcommittee on Education.
“It is an honor to be appointed as chairman to the Small Business Committee and I’d like to thank Speaker Mattiello for this opportunity. Our state can only thrive if our small business community is strong and flourishing and I am excited to begin working with the committee members to give our small businesses the tools and policies that are a necessity to their current and future success,” said Chairman Amore.
The House Small Business Committee reviews legislation relating to the streamlining of licenses and permits, eliminating or decreasing bureaucratic steps and delays and uncoordinated or duplicative reviews and filings, and reducing associated added costs to businesses.
Re-appointed as a member of the House Finance Committee, Representative Amore will again chair the Subcommittee on Education, which reviews all educational matters within the governor’s state budget proposal.
“The subcommittee on education has taken on even more importance in light of the recent news on the state of Rhode Island’s educational system. I thank Speaker Mattiello for reappointing me to this important position and I am eager to begin the work on analyzing the educational initiatives within the governor’s proposal to ensure that we provide the best opportunity for a quality public education for all of our students,” added Chairman Amore.
Representative Amore is also a member of the House Health, Education and Welfare Committee. The House Health, Education and Welfare Committee deliberates matters relating to the health care system, public education, human services and children and families.
For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903