Party affiliation: Italian Republican Party
Vice-President of the National Association of Councils and Regions of Europe. Former Regional Councillor, Emilia Romagna, in third and fourth legislature. Pres, of Regional Committees on Environment and Schools.
Elected Deputy, Parliament, Bologna-Ferrara-Ravenna-Forli, since 1987. Member Committee on Agriculture. Vice-President of Parliamentary Group.
Under Secretary of State for Defence, since 1990.