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Representative Evan P. Shanley

Representative Evan P. Shanley

Member, House Committee on Judiciary

Member, House Committee on Municipal Government

Member, House Committee on Small Business

Evan Patrick Shanley (D) was elected in November 2016 to the seat in House District 24, Warwick.

In 2017, he introduced a government transparency law that excludes weekends and state holidays from the calculation of the 48-hour public notice requirement, and requires all public bodies to keep minutes of open meetings and file their minutes with the secretary of state. He also successfully introduced legislation that requires licensing agencies to conduct unannounced on-site inspections of all licensed assisted living residences on a biennial basis.

He graduated from Toll Gate High School in 2005 and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Providence College in 2009. He earned his juris doctor from Catholic University in 2012. He practices law with the firm Gursky/Wiens.

Born Oct. 17, 1986, he and his wife, Meredith (Garrity), and their son, Maxwell, reside in Warwick.

190 Viceroy Road
Warwick, RI 02886