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      Lt. Governor Prettner Solon travels to Washington, DC

      Posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:47 PM

      Lt. Governor Solon

      This week Lt. Governor Prettner Solon traveled to Washington DC to take part in the National Lt. Governors Association spring meetings. The Lt. Governor currently serves as Midwest At-Large representative to the NLGA Executive Committee. 

      At the meetings Lt. Governors from around the country talked about energy issues, health care policy, national debt, state-federal legal issues, and veteran services.  Lt. Governor Prettner Solon attended and participated in several meetings and panel discussions throughout the week.  The Lt. Governor was also on hand to present the GE Public Leadership in Energy and Environmental Stewardship award.  Last year, Lt. Governor Prettner Solon won the inaugural award, for her work on energy and environmental issues. 

      While in Washington, the Lt. Governor met with Vice President Biden and was elected to serve as the second Vice Chair of the Democratic Lt. Governors Association. 

      You can see more photos of the Lt. Governor at the National Lt. Governor's Assocation meeting on our Flickr page.