Sen. Lynch Prata named as Senate Judiciary Chairwoman
STATE HOUSE – Sen. Erin Lynch Prata (D-Dist. 31, Warwick, Cranston) has been named the new Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary by Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist.4, North Providence, Providence). Senator Lynch Prata was previously the secretary of the committee under Sen. Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick) who was recently elected as the Majority Leader of the Senate.
“It is a true honor to be appointed as the Judiciary Chairwoman and I thank President Ruggerio and my colleagues for having the faith in me to helm this integral committee in the Senate,” said Chairwoman Lynch Prata. “There are many significant issues that will come before the committee this session and I am looking forward to working with my fellow committee members in tackling the issues that are important to all Rhode Islanders.”
Senator Lynch Prata is an attorney in Warwick at the private firm Erin Lynch Prata, LLC., and she has been practicing since 2001. She was first elected to the Rhode Island Senate on November 4, 2008. Previously, she was the Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Rules.
For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903