News Taking an Oath from the Living Room by Record Staff • January 7, 2021 • 0 Comments State Rep. Dan Ryan joined scores of other state representatives on Wednesday, Jan. 6, for a remote swearing- in ceremony with Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito. Members ofthe House and Senate were able to participate in-person at a socially-distant, outdoor swearing in at the State House, or online remotely in a separate ceremony. State Rep. Dan Ryan took to his laptop in the living room, and had his children – Audrey and Ella – join him to take the Oath of Office. Rep. Ryan won a contested race last Sept. 1 over Chelsea Councillor Damali Vidot. Though the 2020 formal, extended legislative session ended late on Tuesday night, legislators were up early and ready on Wednesday morning to begin a new session for 2021.