STATE HOUSE – Sen. Daniel DaPonte, a democrat representing sections of East Providence and Providence, has been named Senate Deputy Majority Whip for the 2003-2004 General Assembly session.
In addition to Senator DaPontes’s new title, he also has been appointed Vice Chairperson of the standing Senate Financial Services, Technology and Regulatory Issues Committee and is a member of the Senate Rules Committee.
Sen. DaPonte was elected to the Rhode Island State Senate in 1999, is a member of the State Investment Commission and Coastal Resources Management Board, and has served on the Senate Corporations and Labor Committee.
“To be named Senate Deputy Majority Whip is a true honor,” said Sen. DaPonte. “I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Senate and to expect that we will meet the challenges of this legislative session with a united front.”