Representative Stephen Casey Endorsed by Rhode Island State Association of Firefighters


[Woonsocket, RI], [July 18, 2023] Stephen Casey, a 17-year dedicated public servant and advocate for the safety and well-being of Rhode Island communities, has received the coveted endorsement of the Rhode Island State Association of Firefighters (RISAFF) in his bid for Congress in Rhode Island
Congressional District 1. This endorsement represents a strong vote o confidence from the firefighting community in Casey's ability to lead and prioritize the needs of first responders across the state.

The following RISAFF locals have officially endorsed Representative Casey for his unwavering commitment to their profession and the communities they serve:

Barrington Local 1774

Central Falls Local 1485

Coventry Local 3372

Coventry - Hopkins Hill Local 4824

Cranston Local 1363

Cumberland Local 2722

Cumberland Rescue Local 2725

East Providence Local 850

Foster Local 3422

Harrisville Local 4910

Johnston Local 1950

Lincoln Local 3023

Little Compton Local 3957

Middletown Local 1933

Narragansett Local 1589

Newport Local 1080

North Kingstown Local 1651

North Providence Local 2334

North Smithfield Local 3984

Pascoag Local 4908

Pawtucket Local 1261

Portsmouth Local 1949

Smithfield Local 2050

South Kingstown Local 3365

West Greenwich Local 4771

West Warwick Local 1104

Woonsocket Local 732

The endorsement by the RISAFF unions underscores Casey's steadfast commitment to first responders. As a State Representative in Woonsocket District 50, Casey has demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by firefighters. He has an exemplary track record of advocating for their rights which has earned him the respect and endorsement of these distinguished firefighter associations.

Representative Casey expressed his gratitude for the endorsement, stating, "I am deeply honored and humbled to receive the endorsement of the Rhode Island State Association of Firefighters. They put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. As a public servant, I will continue to work tirelessly to address their needs and promote a safer Rhode Island for all."

With the backing of these influential firefighter associations, Representative Casey's campaign gains significant momentum, further solidifying his position as a front runner for the Congressional District`1 seat in Rhode Island. The endorsement serves as a testament to Casey's leadership, integrity, and dedication to public service.

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About Steve Casey:

Stephen Casey has dedicated 17 years to the Woonsocket Fire Department as a Firefighter/EMT and has served for 11 years as a State Representative in the Rhode Island House of Representatives. Notably, he led the House Health and Human Services Committee during the Covid-19 pandemic and later became Chair of the House Municipal Government and Housing Committee amid the housing crisis. Casey's life is driven by a commitment to public service, striving to improve the lives and wellbeing of all Rhode Islanders.