ALDEN - There is a new Lt. Governor in town. Joshua Adamson was sworn in as the State's 23rd Lt. Governor after being nominated as the presumptive nominee to the role. Governor Kirk Paul swore in Adamson as the Lt. Governor.
Adamson, who doesn't have a lot of experience in high level politics, was selected by Governor Kirk Paul as he has experience in public safety and managing health and safety programs, policies and systems. The Lt. Governor started his career in 2010, as his local President of the Health and Safety Board.
The State Of Mesa generally requires a review of potential Lt. Governor's under specific circumstances, and the review and vetting process generally applies, but due to the circumstances surrounding former Lt. Governor Joe Haney's resignation, made it so that a particular clause of Gubernatorial Laws of Mesa, that allows the Governor of Mesa to unilaterally appoint a replacement without a Review board requiring approval.
The State Of Mesa is also in the midst of a lengthy lawsuit with the Haney family, after the killing of Bradley Haney at the hands of a poorly trained Mesa Highway Patrol. The Haney family, the family of Joe Haney, the 22nd Lt. Governor of New Shire has been silent since the family launched the lawsuit.
The State Of Mesa will see its 23rd Lt. Governor throughout the State's history. Governor Kirk Paul has expressed confidence in his pick for Lt. Governor.