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1/1/2019 ​Senator Rogers sworn in to office

STATE HOUSE – Senator Gordon Rogers, (R-Dist. 21, Foster, Coventry, Scituate, West Greenwich), was formally sworn into office today as the 2019-2020 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly convened.

Senator Rogers is one of seven new members of the Senate who took the oath of office, which was administered to all 38 members by Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie

The Senate began its legislative year with a program of activities that included the re-election of Dominick Ruggerio as President of the Senate. Elected to the post in March 2017, President Ruggerio began his first full term today with an address to the Senate members and other assembled officials and guests.

Rogers owns three small businesses in Foster: GTH Construction, Stone House Inn and Rogers Farm. Raised on a dairy farm in Foster, he is a lifelong resident of Rhode Island and graduated from Ponaganset High School.  He has served three terms on the Foster Town Council, is a lieutenant on the Moosup Valley Fire Department and a volunteer EMT.

Rogers and his wife, Heidi, live in Foster.  They have four children and seven grandchildren.

For more information, contact:
Katie Haughey Cardoza, Senate Minority Office
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-2708