Newsmakers 12/9/2016: New RI lawmakers Mendonca, Calkin

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on Newsmakers: two incoming freshman lawmakers, state Sen.-elect Jeanine Calkin, D-Warwick, and state Rep.-elect Kenneth Mendonca, R-Portsmouth. Having won in November, the two new faces at the General Assembly just went through orientation at the State House. They talk about why they decided to run and what they hope to accomplish in their first year.