East Providence pols Amore, Kazarian receive committee assignments

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PROVIDENCE — First-term elected officials Rep. Gregg M. Amore (D – Dist. 65, East Providence) and Rep. Katherine S. Kazarian (D – Dist. 63, East Providence) found out their General Assembly House committee assignment Thursday, Jan. 10.

Rep. Amore has been appointed to the House Committee on Municipal Government and the Committee on Health, Education and Welfare for the 2013-2014 legislative session.

The House Municipal Government Committee considers legislation relating to cities and towns, as well as transportation. The House Health, Education and Welfare Committee deliberates matters relating to the health care system, public education, human services and children and families.

Rep. Kazarian has been appointed to the House Committee on Corporations and the Committee on Municipal Government for the 2013-2014 legislative session.

The House Corporations Committee considers issues relating to financial institutions, business regulation, property and casualty insurance and consumer protection. The House Committee on Municipal Government oversees all legislation relating to cities and towns, as well as transportation.

Speaker of the House Gordon D. Fox made the announcements.

Reps. Amore and Kazarian is two of 16 freshman members of the House of Representatives this year.

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