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1/3/2023 Sen. Ujifusa sworn into office on first day of 2023 legislative session
STATE HOUSE – Sen. Linda Ujifusa (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol) was formally sworn into office on Tuesday, January 3, as the 2023-24 term of the Rhode Island General Assembly convened.

Senator Ujifusa was one of eight new members of the Senate who took the oath of office, which was administered to all 38 senators by Rhode Island Secretary of State Gregg Amore.

The Senate began its legislative year with a program of activities that included the re-election of Sen. Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) as President of the Senate.

Sen. Ujifusa graduated from Harvard College, B.A., magna cum laude, and from N.Y.U. School of Law, where she was an editor of the N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change and member of the Moot Court Board. 

Beginning in 2016, Sen. Ujifusa served three terms on the Portsmouth Town Council, including as vice president of the council from 2018 to 2022. 

For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903