Steven M. Costantino

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Steven M. Costantino
Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
from the 14th (pre-2003); 8th (after 2003) district
In office
3 January 1995 – 4 January 2011
Preceded by Frank T. Caprio (D-14)
Succeeded by Michael A. Tarro (D-8)
Personal details
Born (1957-06-16) June 16, 1957 (age 59)
Providence, Rhode Island
Political party Democratic
Residence Providence, Rhode Island
Alma mater Providence College
Profession Grocer, Restaurateur
Religion Roman Catholic

Steven M. Costantino (born 1957) is an American politician who is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing the 8th District since 1995. His term ended in January 2011. During the 2009-2010 sessions he served as chairman of the House Finance Committee.[1] In June, 2010 he announced that he would not run for another term and that he would be running as mayor of Providence, Rhode Island. He lost in the 2010 Democratic Primary 2010 for the mayoral seat to Angel Taveras.[2]

He now serves as Secretary of Health and Human Services under Governor Lincoln Chafee.


  1. ^ "Representative Steven Costantino". Rhode Island Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Costantino and Lombardi endorse Taveras’ bid for mayor in Providence". Providence Journal 6 October 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 

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