New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver has died, her household announced Tuesday. She was 71.
Oliver, a Democrat, was just lately hospitalized for an undisclosed medical emergency. On the time, she was serving as appearing governor whereas Gov. Phil Murphy (D) was in a foreign country on trip.
“She was not solely a distinguished public servant but additionally our cherished daughter, sister, aunt, pal, and hero,” her household stated in a press release. “Might her reminiscence be a supply of consolation and power to all who knew her.”
New Jersey Senate President Nicholas Scutari (D) has assumed the function of appearing governor in Oliver’s place.
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