Rep. Alex D. Marszalkowski (D-Dist. 52, Cumberland) was first elected to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in November 2016. He was chosen as a Deputy Majority Leader in January 2019. He is the second vice chair of the House Finance Committee and is the chair of its Subcommittee on Human Services. He is also a member of the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee and the House Rules Committee.
During the 2021 session, Representative Marszalkowski was named co-chair of the Rhode Island House of Representatives American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Task Force. He introduced legislation which establishes a pilot program to promote the creation of roof solar installations on school property in order to reduce the use of fossil fuels and to generate electricity in school buildings. He also sponsored a bill which states that a school teacher or employee that engages in sexual penetration of a student over 14 and less than 18 shall be guilty of third degree sexual assault.
During the 2019 legislative session, Representative Marszalkowski sponsored a
bill, signed into law, that amends state law to encourage food donations. In
2018, Representative Marszalkowski sponsored legislation that created an
18-member special legislative study commission to provide recommendations to
encourage economic development within the Blackstone Valley. He also sponsored a
bill that would enhance transparency and accounting of write-in ballots during
In the 2020 legislative session, Representative Marszalkowski sponsored a bill that increases the penalty for wage theft and employee misclassification.
Marszalkowski is a partner and the general manager of Adams Farm in Cumberland.
He graduated from Mount St. Charles Academy in 2005. He earned a bachelor’s
degree in history and psychology from Roger Williams University before
graduating from the Roger Williams University School of Law in 2012.
Representative Marszalkowski is licensed to practice law in Rhode Island and
Representative Marszalkowski previously sat on the Cumberland Conservation
Commission and the Public Safety Siting Committee. He was born on February 22,