Rhode Island Legislative Leader

Michael J. McCaffrey
Senate Majority Leader
  • Date of Birth: 12/18/1963
  • Spouse: Dierdre (Gill) McCaffrey
  • Children: Michael, Cailin, Brenna, Dierdre
General Background
  • High School: Bishop Hendricken High School, 1981
  • College: Providence College, B.S., Accounting, 1985
  • Graduate School: Suffolk University, J.D., Law, 1989
  • Business and Personal Affiliations: Rhode Island Bar Association; Warwick Knights of Columbus, Past Grand Knight
Major Responsibilities
The Senate Majority Leader presides over all caucuses and conferences of the majority party and is responsible for the assignment of legislation to committees and serves as an Ex-Officio member of all standing committees of the Senate.
Contact Information
Public Service Information
  • Public Offices and Appointments: Elected Senator November 8, 1994
The Majority Leader is elected by the membership of the majority party.
Key Staff
Special Assistant to the Majority Leader
Jake Bissaillon
222-3310jbissaillon at rilegislature.gov
Executive Assistant to the Majority Leader
Helena Reid
222-3310hreid at rilegislature.gov
Legal Counsel
Lisa Cloutier
222-3310lcloutier at rilegislature.gov
more staff . . .

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