RSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative Congratulates Michael Screnock on Advancing to General Election

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop RSLC President Matt Walter Congratulates Judge Michael Screnock on Advancing to General Election WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20th, 2018) — The Republican State Leadership Committee’s (RSLC) Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI) congratulates Judge Michael Screnock on advancing to the general election for Wisconsin’s state Supreme Court. RSLC President Matt Walter released the following statement upon Tuesday’s primary … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: RLCC Executive Committee Announced, Republicans Win Special Elections in MN, GA, and OK, and more

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) released its 2018 Executive Committee with Iowa Speaker Linda Upmeyer serving as the caucus’ first-ever Chairwoman. “With Republican majorities in 67 legislatures, the RLCC will have a lot of territory to defend in 2018 but I’m confident with the right message and resources we can maintain and grow these majorities,” Speaker Upmeyer said in … Read More

Republican Legislative Campaign Committee Announces 2018 Executive Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Republican Legislative Campaign Committee Announces 2018 Executive Committee Iowa Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer Will Serve as the Caucus’s First Chairwoman WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2018) — The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC), a caucus of the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), announced that Iowa’s Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer will serve … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: RLGA Executive Committee Announced, Eric Holder’s NDRC Pledges $30 Million to Flip Statehouses, and more

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association announced its 2018 Executive Committee this week with North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest as Chairman and Arkansas Lt. Governor Tim Griffin as Vice Chairman. “With 31 Republican Lt. Governors currently in office, Republicans will have a lot of territory to defend in 2018, and I look forward to helping elect Republican Lt. Governors across the country … Read More

North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest Named Chairman of the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association for 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest Named Chairman of the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association for 2018 Arkansas’ Griffin to Serve as Vice-Chairman WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 6, 2018) — The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association announced today that North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest will serve as chairman for 2018. First elected in 2012, Lt. Governor Forest … Read More

Republican State Leadership Committee Salutes Black History Month with Oregon State Senator Jackie Winters

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Republican State Leadership Committee Salutes Black History Month with Oregon State Senator Jackie Winters WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 6, 2018) — Republican State Leadership Committee President Matt Walter released the following statement celebrating Black History Month: “Every February, our nation commemorates and celebrates the central role African-Americans have played in shaping the history and fabric … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: CT House Republican Leader Themis Klarides Passes on Gubernatorial Bid, Secretaries of State File Amicus Briefs Regarding Redistricting, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… This week, in an effort organized by the Republican Secretaries of State Committee, a group of Republican Secretaries of State filed two separate Amicus Briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court regarding redistricting cases out of Pennslyvania and North Carolina. In each brief, the Secretaries argued the lower court’s “eleventh-hour ruling” requiring new maps puts states in an untenable position in implementing these changes … Read More

Eight Secretaries of State Oppose Eleventh-Hour Order in Covington v. North Carolina

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Eight Secretaries of State Oppose Eleventh-Hour Order in Covington v. North Carolina Secretaries’ Amicus Brief Supports Stay of Order Redrawing Districts on Eve of Election Period WASHINGTON –  Eight Secretaries of State filed an Amicus Brief today with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the Emergency Application for Stay in Covington v. North Carolina. As … Read More

Secretaries of State Oppose Eleventh-Hour Overreach by Liberal State Supreme Court

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Six Secretaries of State Oppose Eleventh-Hour Overreach by Liberal State Supreme Court Secretaries of State File Amicus Brief with SCOTUS Supporting Emergency Application for Stay of PA Supreme Court’s Order Tossing Congressional Map WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 29th, 2018) –  Six Secretaries of State filed an Amicus Brief today with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Democratic Controlled Court Rules Pennsylvania Legislative Maps Unconstitutional, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer Set to Become Governor, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer will become the sixth Republican Lt. Governor to become Governor since 2016. Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, South Carolina, and Vermont have all had Republican Lt. Governors assume the gubernatorial office within the past year. Colyer is expected to take over as Governor next Wednesday after current Governor Sam Brownback was officially confirmed as a UN ambassador for … Read More