Sen. Mendes receives committee assignments
STATE HOUSE — Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) has appointed Sen. Cynthia Mendes (D-Dist. 18, East Providence, Pawtucket) to serve on the Senate Commerce Committee. She will also serve on the Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee.
The Commerce Committee considers legislation and matters relating to financial institutions, business regulation, property and casualty insurance, technology and telecommunications.
The Committee on Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs hears legislation and matters relating to constitutional amendments, liquor laws, gaming issues, commissions, resolutions, veterans affairs and laws relating to domestic animals.
Senator Mendes was elected to the chamber in November and sworn in on Jan. 5.
For more information, contact:
Daniel Trafford, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903