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Sen. Acosta receives committee assignments
STATE HOUSE – President of the Senate Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) has appointed Sen. Jonathon Acosta (D-Dist. 16, Central Falls, Pawtucket) to serve on the Senate Finance and Rules, Government Ethics & Oversight Committees.
The Finance Committee handles all matters relating to revenue, appropriations and taxes.
The Senate Committee on Rules, Government Ethics and Oversight is charged with monitoring the performance of public organizations and agencies, considering all legislation relating to government ethics, and all matters relating to the operating rules, functions and protocols of the Senate.
Senator Acosta earned Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science (Theory) and Ethnic Studies, and Master’s Degrees in Urban Education Policy and Sociology from Brown University. He is currently working to earn a Ph.D. in Sociology at Brown University.
He is a member of the Central Falls Children’s Foundation and the Central Falls Juvenile Hearing Board. He is also a former member of the Central Falls City Council.
He was elected to the Senate in November of 2020.
For more information, contact:
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903
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