Representative Lauren Carson and Senator Dawn Euer are inviting the public to the annual meeting of the Newport legislative delegation and the Newport City Council Saturday, March 3, at 9 a.m. in the City Council Chambers, Newport City Hall, 43 Broadway.

The meeting between the Newport City Council members and Newport senators and representatives is scheduled annually to discuss state-level issues affecting the city.

“I would like to encourage citizens to join us as we have this discussion with the City Council. This is a good opportunity to learn about issues impacting Newport as well as our state, and citizens should feel welcome to join us,” said Representative Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) in a prepared statement.

Said Senator Euer (D-Dist. 13,Newport, Jamestown) in the prepared statement, “I’m looking forward to attending my first joint meeting with the City Council so I can learn about their priorities at the State House. I am committed to being available and accessible to all of my constituents and see this as another opportunity for a public discussion of important issues facing our state. I strongly encourage members of the public to attend this meeting.”

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