RI Mayor: Rick Cassini


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Originally Posted Online: March 30, 2013, 6:33 pm
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NAME: Rick D. Cassini
AGE: 59
ADDRESS: Rock Island
OCCUPATION: Owner Cassini Tile and Marble Co. Inc.
FAMILY: Married 40 years with four children, three surviving and nine grandchildren
EDUCATION: Rock Island High School, attended Blackhawk College
POLITICAL PARTY: Non-partisan
OFFICE SOUGHT: Mayor
PRIOR OFFICE: None
WHY RUNNING: I believe my 40 years of business experience, concern for the city and conservative spending ideas are right for the city of Rock Island.
KEY ISSUE: We need to halt wasteful spending and focus on a fiscally responsible budget that is thoughtfully designed to rebuild our infrastructure, improve city services and promote the city to new business with attention also given to existing businesses to help them remain, prosper and grow.





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