• Rhode Island Apr 14

    Matos Sworn in as Rhode Island's Lieutenant Governor

    Sabina Matos made history Wednesday when she was sworn in as Rhode Island’s lieutenant governor, the first person of color to hold the post. Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea administered the oath of office in a brief ceremony at the State House attended by Democratic Gov. Dan McKee and Matos’ husband, Patrick Ward, and two children, Annemarie and Diego....

  • Rhode Island Mar 31

    Providence City Council Head Tapped for Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island

    Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee on Wednesday nominated Providence City Council President Sabina Matos as his lieutenant governor, who if confirmed by the state Senate, will be the first person of color in state history to hold the job. About 80 people initially applied for the job, but the Democratic governor said at a news conference that Matos shares his…

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