Sen. Sosnowski appointed chairwoman of Senate Commerce Committee
STATE HOUSE — Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) has appointed Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski (D-Dist. 37, New Shoreham, South Kingstown) to serve as chairwoman of the Committee on Commerce.
“I am thrilled and honored to be chosen to lead a committee that will have such an important job in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Sosnowski. “I look forward to working with the many talented legislators on the panel as we deliberate issues that have such a huge impact on the people and businesses of this state.”
The Commerce Committee considers legislation and matters relating to financial institutions, business regulation, property and casualty insurance, technology and telecommunications.
Senator Sosnowski was also appointed to serve on the Finance and Labor Committees. The Finance Committee handles all matters relating to revenue, appropriations and taxes. The Labor Committee deliberates legislation relating to workers’ compensation and labor laws.
Senator Sosnowski previously served as chairwoman of the Environment and Agriculture Committee.
For more information, contact:
Daniel Trafford, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903