joint ticket http://ripr.org en Bill Would Put RI Gov. & Lt. Gov. On Joint Ticket http://ripr.org/post/bill-would-put-ri-gov-lt-gov-joint-ticket <p>A senate committee will vote Wednesday on legislation that would ultimately put the governor and lieutenant governor on a joint ticket. The bill co-sponsored by Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed would let voters decide on a constitutional amendment linking the two top offices.</p><p>Paiva Weed said previous lieutenant governors have had to define their own roles, while this legislation would make them an assistant to the governor.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 19:50:53 +0000 Catherine Welch 33168 at http://ripr.org Bill Would Put RI Gov. & Lt. Gov. On Joint Ticket