Meet Lou Raptakis, RI State Senator
As a lifelong Rhode Islander, I've been proud to bring a commonsense approach to the State House and to get things done for our communities.
I've never been afraid to stand up for what's right, even if it means telling legislative leaders what they don't want to hear.
With my family's support, married to Donna Maria Digidio and 2 children, Alexandra-Marie and Nicholas Peter, I do my best for the community listening to concerns and their agenda. A community favorite, a forum for in-depth discussions, is our restaurant in Coventry.
As a small business owner, I'm talking to my constituents every day and that keeps me connected to the issues that matter in our district.
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About: Senator Leonidas P. Raptakis
The Coventry Courier: In January 2018 the town’s local delegation, including Senator Lou Raptakis, requested that Auditor General Dennis E. Hoyle conduct an investigation into the operation of the town’s sewer program and enterprise fund, which is running an annual deficit, according to town officials. Read More at Newsroom
RI Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Special Legislation & Veterans' Affairs
Member, Senate Committee on Judiciary
Senator Leonidas P. Raptakis (Democrat - District 33, Coventry, East Greenwich, West Greenwich) was born on November 18, 1959.
A restaurant owner and operator, Senator Raptakis earned a B.A. in 1985 from Rhode Island College and an A.A. in 1981 from the Community College of Rhode Island. He is also a graduate of Coventry High School.
Senator Raptakis is a member of Alpha Omega; Chapter 106, District 7 of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association; the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church; Club 100; the Coventry–West Greenwich Elks; and FOP Lodge #26.
Prior to his election to the Rhode Island Senate in 2012, Senator Raptakis served in the Senate from 1996-2010 as well as in the House of Representatives from 1992-1996. He can be reached at (401) 397-2720.
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