Weekly Update 8/17/17

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DID YOU KNOW… That the office of lieutenant governor has a greater success rate of its occupants becoming governor than any other local, state, or Congressional office. According to the National Lieutenant Governors Association, over the last 100 years, approximately one in every four governors first served as lieutenant governor or first in line of succession. NOTEWORTHY NEWS The Washington Examiner published an …

Weekly Update 8/10/2017

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DID YOU KNOW… In 2009 Republicans had trifecta control of only 10 state governments. With West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s announcement that he would be switching parties, Republicans now have total control in 26 states across the country. Democrats, on the other hand, hold complete control in only five states. NOTEWORTHY NEWS RSLC President Matt Walter appeared on Tom Basile’s Sunday in America Sirius XM radio …

RSLC President Matt Walter’s Appearance on Tom Basile’s Sunday in America

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RSLC President Matt Walter joined Tom Basile’s Sunday in America Sirius XM radio program to talk about how state legislative officials are the “incubators” for federal offices and discussed President Obama and Eric Holder’s efforts to target state legislative races ahead of the 2020 redistricting process. Full audio below:  

Weekly Update 8/3/2017

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DID YOU KNOW… The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee announced it’s 2017 Executive Committee this week. The Committee will be led by Speaker Mike Turzai of Pennsylvania and Speaker Linda Upmeyer of Iowa will serve as Vice-chairwoman. The Committee includes legislative leaders from 20 different states spanning the entire country. NOTEWORTHY NEWS RSLC President Matt Walter was quoted in a story about …

RLCC Announces 2017 Executive Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop  Republican Legislative Campaign Committee Announces Full 2017 Executive Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 3, 2017) — Coming off its annual National Meeting held in Atlanta, the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) announced its 2017 Executive Committee which will be led by Speaker Mike Turzai of Pennsylvania with Speaker Linda Upmeyer of Iowa serving as …

Weekly Update 7/27/2017

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DID YOU KNOW… The Washington State Senate is controlled by Republicans with only a one vote margin? That’s why the special election for Washington’s 45th Senate district is so important for Republicans to hold. Republican control of this seat is necessary to ensure that Washington state Democrats do not implement a state income tax. Jinyoung Englund is an outstanding candidate for …

RSLC Announces Six Figure Investment following Jose Felix Diaz’s Florida Primary Victory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2017 RSLC Announces Six Figure Investment following Jose Felix Diaz’s Florida Primary Victory WASHINGTON, D.C. – RSLC President Matt Walter released the following statement on Jose Felix Diaz’s victory in Florida’s 40th Senate district Republican primary:  “I would like to congratulate Jose Felix Diaz for all the hard work he put into winning his primary election last …

Weekly Update 7/20/2017

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DID YOU KNOW… That four of the top 10 Governors with the highest approval rating used to serve as Lieutenant Governors? A Morning Consult poll released this week listed Republican Governors Kay Ivey of Alabama, Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota, Gary Herbert of Utah, and Phil Scott of Vermont as having approval ratings that all topped 60%.  NOTEWORTHY NEWS The RSLC …

4 Former Republican Lieutenant Governors Top List of America’s Most Popular Governors

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A July poll from Morning Consult measuring the popularity of Governors across the country included four former Republican Lieutenant Governors in its top ten. Phil Scott of Vermont, Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota, Gary Herbert of Utah, and Kay Ivey of Alabama all were included in the top ten with approval ratings over 60%. The release from Morning Consult even included a …

Democrat NJ State Senator Bob Gordon Oblivious to New Jersey Transit Problems

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The New Jersey Transit system has been in turmoil as delays, worker shortages, and train derailments have occupied what has been described as a “Summer of Hell” for New Jersey commuters. Despite these obvious problems New Jersey Democrat State Senator Bob Gordon has said “the system seems to be working pretty well” and claimed “there is no congestion” with the train …