Terri Cortvriend, democratic candidate for Rhode Island House District 72 (Portsmouth, Middletown), joined What’s Up Newp at 1 pm on Friday, August 28th to chat about her campaign and to answer and address a set of questions — about COVID-19, climate change, the economy, race relations, and more.

Cortvriend, who currently represents District 72, will face off against Democratic opponent Chris Semonelli on September 8th in the statewide primary.

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He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

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