Sen. Burke receives committee assignments
STATE HOUSE — Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) has appointed Sen. John Burke (D-Dist. 9, West Warwick) to serve as secretary of the Senate Labor Committee. He will also serve on the Judiciary Committee.
The Senate Labor Committee deliberates legislation relating to workers’ compensation and labor laws. The Judiciary Committee handles all legislation and matters which affect the penal code, judicial system, ethics, open meetings, access to public records and election laws.
Senator Burke was elected to the chamber in November and was sworn in Jan. 5.
For more information, contact:
Daniel Trafford, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903