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Senator Melissa Murray


Member, Senate Committee on Finance

Member, Senate Committee on Special Legislation & Veterans' Affairs


Melissa Murray (Democrat – District 24, Woonsocket, North Smithfield) was born on October 3, 1974.

She has an A.A.S. in Criminal Justice with a focus in Forensic Science and is the owner of small, Woonsocket-based business. She also travels as a retail business consultant.

In addition, Senator Murray serves as Vice Chair and Promotions Committee Chair of the Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative; Member of the Board of Directors of Community Care Alliance; Member of the Woonsocket Main Street Holiday Stroll Committee; Member of the Woonsocket Levitt Amp Concert Committee; and Vice Chair of the Woonsocket Democratic City Committee.

Senator Murray served on the Woonsocket City Council for two terms from 2013-2018. She was first elected to the Rhode Island Senate on November 4, 2018.