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 …

Justin Fairfax Opposes Pipelines that Could Bring Thousands of Jobs to Virginia

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Virginia’s candidate for Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax seems to be more willing to represent the interests of far-left protestors than the citizens of Virginia. During his primary campaign, Fairfax said that he would oppose any pipeline construction in Virginia in hopes to gain the support of the progressives who have been protesting the proposed pipelines. Now he has doubled down …

Weekly Round Up 7/13/17

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DID YOU KNOW… That 10 current Republican Governors have previously served as Lieutenant Governors? This year alone five Republican Lieutenant Governors have gone on to assume the role of Governor including Alabama’s Kay Ivey, Indiana’s Eric Holcomb, Iowa’s Kim Reynolds, South Carolina’s Henry McMaster, and Vermont’s Phil Scott. NOTEWORTHY NEWS The RSLC announced that Andrew Wynne will lead the Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI) …

Andrew Wynne to Lead Judicial Fairness Initiative for 2017-18 Cycle 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop Andrew Wynne to Lead Judicial Fairness Initiative for 2017-18 Cycle  WASHINGTON D.C. (July 13, 2017) – Today, the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) announced that Andrew Wynne is joining the committee to manage the expansion of RSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI). “There are great needs and opportunities to continue to build out the RSLC’s Judicial …

Weekly Roundup 7/6/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Republicans hold 31 of 50 Secretaries of State offices, a record high for Republicans. This past election cycle Republicans flipped four Secretary of State offices including Missouri, West Virginia, Montana, and even Oregon! Dennis Richardson, Oregon’s new Secretary of State, became the first Republican to win a statewide race in Oregon in 14 years.       NOTEWORTHY …

Weekly Roundup 6/29/2017

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DID YOU KNOW? The nonpartisan Cook Political Report moved the 2018 Connecticut Governor’s race from a “Lean Democrat” to a “Toss Up.” Since 2008, Republicans have made significant gains in the state legislature including flipping three State Senate seats last cycle leading to an even 18-18 split. On the House side, Republicans have doubled the number of seats they hold and …

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, …