Elizabeth H. Roberts
is the 68th and current (Democrat
) Lieutenant Governor
of the state of Rhode Island
. She is Rhode Island's first female Lt. Governor
. Before being elected to the Lt. Governor position she served in the Rhode Island State Senate
for five terms. She is a graduate of Brown University
and received a MBA degree in healthcare management from Boston University
Elizabeth H. Roberts husband, Thomas H. Roberts, comes from one of Rhode Island's major political families. Together they have had two children.
As Lieutenant Governor, Roberts has been a strong proponent for lifting restrictions on stem cell research.
- ↑ http://www.ri.gov/press/view.php?id=3307
- ↑ http://www.ltgov.state.ri.us/about/
- ↑ http://www.projo.com/news/content/projo_20060523_roberts23.12445a62.html
- ↑ http://www.ri.gov/press/view.php?rss=1&id=4387