Rep. Casimiro sworn into office as General Assembly convenes
STATE HOUSE – Rep. Julie Casimiro (D-Dist. 31, North Kingstown) was formally sworn into office on Tuesday, January 3, as the 2016-17 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly convened.
Representative Casimiro was one of 12 new members of the House of Representatives who took the oath of office, which was administered to all 75 House members by Rhode Island’s Secretary of State, Nellie Gorbea.
The House of Representatives began its legislative year with a program of activities that included the re-election of Rep. Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) as the Speaker of the House. Elected Speaker in March, 2014, Mattiello begins his second full two-year term today with an address to the House members and other assembled officials and guests.
Representative Casimiro is a former marketing executive and fund development professional. She is a graduate of Cranston West High School, class of 1980, and she received her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Providence College in 1984. She is the 2nd Vice Chair of the North Kingstown Democratic Town Committee and a mentor for the Year Up Providence Program.
Representative Casimiro is married to Richard Casimiro and they reside in North Kingstown.
For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903