Joseph McNamara's file:

Democrat from Rhode Island

Rep. Joseph McNamara, who represents Warwick and Cranston, has served in the Rhode Island House since 1995. He chairs the Health, Education and Welfare Committee and is the health and wellness coordinator in the Pawtucket School Department.

Recent statements involving Joseph McNamara

Rhode Island's graduated driving license "has saved hundreds of lives."

"In the state of Rhode Island 25 percent of our current physicians are graduates of for-profit medical schools."

"About 22 percent of adults in Rhode Island and approximately 30 percent of youth (ages 10-17) are considered obese."

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