Filippi to Seek Re-election as House District 36 State Representative

DSC_9489-1Block Island, R.I. – State Representative Blake A. Filippi announced today that he will seek re-election to the House District 36 seat serving Block Island, Charlest
own, South Kingstown and Westerly. Filippi is a resident of Block Island and Charlestown, a small-business owner, farmer and lawyer. Filippi currently serves on the House Committees on Judiciary, Oversight, Municipal Government, and as Vice-Chair of the House Commission to Study Methods for Growing Tourism in the State of Rhode Island.

Filippi declared that he wants to continue to advocate for “an honest and strong business climate rooted in a level playing field, lower taxes, open and clean government, local control of planning decisions, the protection of individual liberty, and the truth that our environment is both a social and economic treasure.”

Said Filippi of this term’s highlights, we worked to “repeal the hated car tax, defend the right of our municipalities to plan their futures, hold the Executive Branch accountable for the UHIP debacle, make Commerce RI’s business incenblake4tive program more transparent, provide tax relief to our small businesses and hard-working Rhode Islanders, clean up government, and stand against tax increases and the abusive legislative grant program.”

“I have always been just a cell phone call away – and hope to continue working on behalf of our beautiful coastal communities for two more years,” said Filippi in closing.

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