Rep. Corvese to lead House Labor Committee


STATE HOUSE – Rep. Arthur Corvese has been appointed chairman of the House Labor Committee, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi announced today.

Chairman Corvese (D-Dist. 55, North Providence), who was first elected to the House in 1998, has led the House Labor Committee before, first from 2003 to 2004, and then from 2007 to 2010. More recently, he served as chairman of the House Rules Committee, serving from 2017 through 2022, as well as from 2013-2014.

The Labor Committee considers legislation relating to workers’ compensation and labor laws.

“I am honored to lead the Labor Committee once again. This is a committee whose work has direct bearing on the lives of the working people of Rhode Island, and I look forward to our work to promote jobs, advance our quality of life and strengthen our economy,” said Chairman Corvese.

Chairman Corvese will continue to serve as a deputy majority leader in the House; as a member of the Judiciary Committee, which considers bills affecting the penal code, judicial system, ethics, open meetings, access to public records and election laws; and as second vice chairman of the Committee on State Government and Elections, which considers legislation relating to state affairs, governmental departments and divisions, administrative procedures, open meetings, elections law and constitutional amendments.