[VIDEO] Tiverton House Reps Take Oath of Office

In a session full of pomp, circumstance, family and friends, the members of the 2013-14 General Assembly convene for the first time.

Newly elected Tiverton Rep. Dennis Canario (District 71) was sworn into office at an official ceremony this week alongside the states other first-term legislators. 

Rep. Gordon Fox (D-Providence) was returned to the House speakership by a vote of 66-6, with 3 abstentions. 

Across the way, in the Senate chambers, 38 senators were sworn in, including Sen. Dawson Hodgson (R-E.G., N.K., S.K., Narr.), and Sen. Leonidas Raptakis (D-Coventry, E.G., W.G.).

Sen. Teresa Paiva-Weed (D-Newport, Jamestown) regained the presidency, with Hodgson casting the lone "nay" vote.


Joe Sousa. January 02, 2013 at 09:20 PM
Hold on to your wallet. Their back with a whole new list of ideas how to tax the public. Being the 49th.business friendly state isn't good enough. We want the worst . Add tolls and you will get your wish. People voting with their feet,businesses relocating. Good by RI.
b kcaj January 03, 2013 at 03:30 AM
So who do you think would have been a better choice Joe-Your buddy Dan Gordon? Just more sour grapes from Tiverton's #1 complainer.
b kcaj January 04, 2013 at 01:44 AM
Joe-The proper word is "THEY'RE". When are you going to learn the difference between "their", "they're", and "there"? Guess they didn't teach you grammar when you were incarcerated at the ACI.


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