Frank Caprio's file:

Democrat from Rhode Island

Frank T. Caprio Jr. served as Rhode Island's general treasurer from 2007 through 2010. He ran an unsuccessful campaign for governor in 2010 and has annoucned plans to run for treasurer against in 2014. Prior to that, he served as a state senator from 1995-2006 and as a state representative from 1991 to 1994. He is married and has two children.

Recent statements involving Frank Caprio

Since Gina Raimondo took office, investment fees on the state's pension portfolio "have gone up from about $12 million annually to about $50 million."

Says Lincoln Chafee "settled a union strike by giving the teachers a 19-percent-raise."

"1 in 4 Rhode Islanders under the age of 65 does not have health insurance."  

“If every small business in our state, on average, was able to create one new job we would cut our unemployment rate in half.”

Recent stories featuring Frank Caprio

What's in a name? :

We've examined two claims made recently by gubernatorial candidates Frank Caprio and Lincoln Chafee.

Caprio attacked Chafee for his handling of a 1990s teachers' dispute in Warwick.  We ruled Caprio's claim Half True.

Chafee said changing Rhode Island's official name would require amending the U.S. Constitution. We couldn't rule definitively on that, but decided to share our research anyway.

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