Rhode Island Monthly: “She Brings a Steady Hand”: How Sabina Matos is Making Her Mark on RI

Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos is the first person of color and second woman to hold the title.

October 20, 2021

Ellen Liberman

Gray clouds scud overhead while a bubble blizzard rages on the grounds of Pacheco Park. It is Kids Day, one event in the 150th North Smithfield Days celebration. Standing unobtrusively between the bouncy house and Girl Scouts demonstrating their award-winning lashing skills is Rhode Island's newly installed lieutenant governor. Sabina Matos, forty-seven, is the seventieth person to hold the position — only the second woman and the first person of color.

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