Rhode Island State House

The General Assembly opens its 2018 session Tuesday, Jan. 2. 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 Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, North Providence, Providence) will gavel their chambers to order.

As with all General Assembly sessions, the public is invited to attend.


Sign up for What’s Up Newp’s free newsletter
and join the thousands who wake up with us daily.

The opening day House session will be broadcast live by Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox and Full Channel on Channel 15, in high definition on Cox Channel 1013, and on Channel 34 by Verizon and subscribers. The Senate session will air immediately afterward. Both sessions will also be live streamed at www.rilegislature.gov/CapTV.

Have a thought on this? Comment below...

Thanks for visiting, What’s Up Newp

Become A Supporter | Post An Event Subscribe To Receive Our Free Newsletter

What’sUpNewp Partners & Sponsors

We’re proud to work with some of the best businesses in and around Newport. Please consider supporting the following businesses, they make what we do possible.

Bit Players | Brick Alley Pub | BRS Building Company | California East

Chris Electric | Diego’s Newport | Diego’s Bodega Cantina | Duris Studios 

Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina | Hotel Viking | J2 Construct | Jane Pickens Theater 

Newport Marriott | Midtown Oyster Bar | Newport Art Museum | Newport Vineyards 

Ragged Island Brewing | Style Newport | Surf Club | Wharf Pub

Advertise With Us