The General Assembly opens its 2016 session tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 5. The House of Representatives and the Senate will convene in their respective chambers at 4 p.m. to begin the work of the new legislative year.
Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) and President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown) will gavel their chambers to order.
As with all General Assembly sessions, the media and public are invited to attend.
The opening day House session will be broadcast live by Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox on Channel 15 or in high definition on Channel 1013, and on Channel 34 by Verizon and Full Channel subscribers. The Senate session will air immediately afterward.
Both sessions will also be live streamed at www.rilin.state.ri.us/CapTV.
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