Representative Patricia A. Morgan (R-Dist. 26, West Warwick, Coventry,
Warwick) was elected to the House of Representatives in November 2020 after
previously serving in the House of Representatives from 2011 through 2018. She
is a member of the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee, the House
Health and Human Services Committee, the House Labor Committee and the House
Municipal Government and Housing Committee.
Many of the issues she has advocated for have been enacted into law,
including the exclusion of Social Security from state income taxes, eliminating
the car tax, cracking down on EBT fraud, Medicaid reform, regulatory and estate
tax reform, and eliminating the state sales tax on liquor and wine. She
spearheaded a study of the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority and opposed
Employed as a financial advisor, she has previously worked as a special
education teacher at both Ponaganset Middle School and Cranston High School
Representative Morgan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Kent
State University and she has a Master’s degree in education from Rhode Island
College. She also has a principal’s certificate from Providence College and
attended Mississippi State University.
Representative Morgan has been involved with a number of organizations,
including the Pawtuxet Valley Rotary. She was the President of the National
Federation of Republican Women’s Rhode Island chapter and the former chair of
the Rhode Island Republican Party. She is also a former member of the West
Warwick Zoning Board. She is also the founder of the Riverwalk/ Royal Mills
Restoration Project, and was previously involved with the Cub Scouts, the
Hearthstone Lions and Common Cause.
She is the mother three sons, Bernie, Stephen and Brian, all employed in
private industry. She has resided in West Warwick for 40 years.