NEW: State of the State Address Coming Tuesday
Friday, January 27, 2012
The General Assembly will receive Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Budget and State of the State Address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, in the House of Representatives chamber.
The address will be broadcast live by Capitol TV (Channel 15 for Cox Communications and Full Channel; Channel 34 for Verizon).
The House of Representatives, which normally convenes at 4 p.m., will hold its floor session that day beginning at 5 p.m.
The Senate will begin its floor session at 6 p.m. before joining the House for the governor’s presentation.
In addition to the members of the General Assembly, also expected to be present for the governor’s address will be the state’s other general officers, members of the judiciary and heads of various state departments and agencies.