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2/5/2021 Rep. Azzinaro reappointed as chairman of House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
STATE HOUSE – Rep. Samuel A. Azzinaro (D-Dist. 37, Westerly) has been reappointed by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) as the chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.  Chairman Azzinaro is also a member of the House Health and Human Services, Rules, and Special Legislation Committees.

“Protecting, supporting, and helping our veterans has been a cause that is very dear to my heart since I entered politics and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue this work as the chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.  I thank Speaker Shekarchi for his vote of confidence and I am eager to provide and deliver meaningful results for our veterans who have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic like everyone else,” said Chairman Azzinaro.

First elected in November of 2008, Chairman Azzinaro served in the National Guard for four years, and was a member of the Army Reserve for four years. Chairman Azzinaro also previously served for 12 years on the Westerly Town Council, including four years as its President. 

For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903