RICAGV Endorses

Rep. Chris Blazejewski for House District 2

RICAGV endorses Chris Blazejewski
Rep. Blazejewski has co-sponsored or supported banning guns on schools and assault weapons. He is a member of the Committee on Labor, thee Committee on Rules, and the Deputy Majority Whip. Since 2010 he has introduced as lead sponsor many important progressive reforms, including:

  • The first-in-the-nation Homeless Bill of Rights
  • The TIPS Act, requiring Super PACs disclosure
  • The Wavemaker Fellowship, a student loan debt relief program
  • The Domestic Violence Prevention Fund
  • The Crime Victim Compensation Program expansion to include domestic violence
  • The RI Campaign for Home Care Independence and Choice

He’s also co-sponsored or supported legislation to protect women’s reproductive freedom, our immigrant neighbors and DACA recipients, worker’s rights, LGBT+ youth rights, seniors and people with disabilites, crime victim’s rights, as well as improving our public schools, curbing carbon emissions, and staving off climate change.

He is a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School and is an attorney licensed to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  A lifelong Rhode Islander, he resides in Providence with his wife, Ami, their daughter, Aria, and their son, Liam.