The nation’s lieutenant governors met at the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) and adopted policy statements on energy and health and debated manufacturing and results oriented decision making.
Lt. Governors play a vital role in state government beyond the role in succession. Many serve as state senate presidents, as leaders of divisions of government, or may be seated on the Governor’s cabinets. While roles beyond succession vary state by state, the Nation’s lt. governors directly impact states in profound ways.
12-4-2013…The National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) will illustrate how Lt. Governors Impact States by featuring the work and initiatives of one lieutenant governor per week for the next year.
11-24-13… Half the NLGA members preside over senates and cast tie-breaking votes, including New Mexico Lt. Governor John Sanchez who press speculate could be the deciding vote in confirmation of the state education secretary Sun News
11-24-13… Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, a Nissan LEAF owner, says the state is one of the top states for plug-in vehicle sales, so much so that more charging stations are being installed now InsideEVs
11-22-13… Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds led a rally objecting to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard proposed change which, if enacted, would place the ethanol mandate about a billion gallons lower than expected for 2014 The Gazette