Weekly Roundup 6/22/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Karen Handel, recently elected to Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, will be the first Republican Congresswoman to represent the State of Georgia. Handel served as Georgia’s Secretary of State from 2007-2010. Prior to her campaign for Congress, Handel served on the RSLC Board of Directors and co-chaired the Right Women, Right Now initiative which has elected 386 new female Republican …

Republican Lieutenant Governors Association Announces 2017 Executive Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   Republican Lieutenant Governors Association Announces 2017 Executive Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 21, 2017) – The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), part of the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), today announced the full 2017 Executive Committee. The committee is made up of lieutenant governors from across the U.S. and they will work closely with the previously …

RSLC Congratulates Karen Handel on GA Special Election Win

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   RSLC Congratulates Karen Handel on GA Special Election Win WASHINGTON, DC (June 20, 2017) – Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) President Matt Walter tonight released the following statement following the special election in Georgia’s 6th District: “Congratulations to Karen Handel on her successful campaign for Congress. Having served as secretary of state and local elected official, …

Weekly Round Up 6/15/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Jill Vogel won the GOP nomination for Virginia’s lieutenant governor this week. If elected, Vogel will be the first woman to serve as lieutenant governor in a state that has not had a woman in statewide elected office for more than two decades. The RSLC is investing heavily in Vogel’s campaign, announcing this week an initial $25,000 contribution …

First RLGA Calvin Coolidge Award Presented to Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   First RLGA Calvin Coolidge Award Presented to Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer WASHINGTON, DC (June 12, 2017) – The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), a caucus within the Republican State Leadership Committee and the only organization committed exclusively to raising resources and assisting Republicans in their campaigns for lieutenant governor, yesterday awarded Kansas Lt. …

RLGA Announces Early Investment to Support Jill Vogel for Virginia Lieutenant Governor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   RLGA Announces Early Investment to Support Jill Vogel for Virginia Lieutenant Governor WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 15, 2017) – The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), part of the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), today congratulated Jill Vogel for winning the Republican nomination for Virginia’s lieutenant governor and announced a $25,000 campaign contribution from the RSLC. “Jill …

Weekly Round Up 6/8/17

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DID YOU KNOW… The U.S. House of Representatives is voting on the Financial CHOICE Act today, which replaces Dodd-Frank. House Republicans have been using financialchoice.gop to promote the bill. NOTEWORTHY NEWS RealClearPolicy featured an op-ed by RSLC President Matt Walter encouraging the Supreme Court to summarily reverse the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin’s decision on Gill v. Whitford. The case has the potential to completely …

Weekly Round Up 6/2/17

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DID YOU KNOW… In the 2015-2016 election cycle, RSLC’s Future Majority Project and Right Women Right Now initiative jointly invested $7 million to identify, recruit and support more than 200 new, state-level diverse candidates in 36 states, and 690 female candidates in 40 states. That investment resulted in the election of 23 candidates of diverse ethnicity and 163 female candidates. NOTEWORTHY NEWS The Aiken …

RLGA Congratulates Kim Reynolds on Assuming the Iowa Governor’s Office

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   RLGA Congratulates Kim Reynolds on Assuming the Iowa Governor’s Office WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2017) – The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), part of the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), today congratulates Kim Reynolds, who assumed the role of Governor of Iowa after Terry Branstad was confirmed to serve as the United States Ambassador to …

Weekly Roundup 5/18/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Republicans outnumber Democrats in women lieutenant governors (eight to Democrats’ five)? Seven Republican women also serve in the role of secretary of state. NOTEWORTHY NEWS WRAL reported that the North Carolina Senate passed its 2017-2018 budget plan, which Republican leaders say continues their philosophy of restricted spending and tax cuts. According to Senate budget chairman Sen. Harry Brown, …