Rep. Cassar sworn in as General Assembly convenes
STATE HOUSE — Rep. Liana Cassar (D-Dist. 66, Barrington, East Providence) was formally sworn into office Tuesday, Jan. 1, as the 2019-20 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly convened.
Representative Cassar was one of 14 new members of the House of Representatives who took the oath of office, which was administered to all 75 House members by Rhode Island 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 Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) as the Speaker of the House. Elected Speaker in March 2014, Mattiello began his second full two-year term today with an address to the House members and other assembled officials and guests.
Representative Cassar is a strategy and operations consultant for the Global Health Media Project. She is a graduate of John Jay High School in Katonah, N.Y., and holds a Master’s in public health from Boston University, an MBA from Simmons College, and bachelor’s degrees in communications and Spanish from University of Connecticut.
For more information, contact:
Meredyth R. Whitty, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903