Weekly Roundup 7/4-7/8

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Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Texas, Louisiana, and Minnesota. IN THE NEWS:  Indiana’s WIBC reported that five uncontested seats in the state Senate ensure Republicans will retain their majority in the chamber, which they have held since 1978. The Herald-Tribune reported that Florida Democrats are struggling to find qualified candidates for races ranging from School Board … Read More

Weekly Roundup 6/27-7/1

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Happy 4th of July Weekend! IN THE NEWS The Daily Signal reported on “Growing Up GOP” a study produced by the College Republican National Committee, New Republican, and the RSLC to seek a “messaging strategy for millennials.” The Capitol Hill Times reported on the Washington Secretary of State debate last week before Republican incumbent Kim Wyman and Democrat Tina Podlodwski. … Read More

Weekly Roundup 6/20-6/24

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IN THE NEWS The Leader-Telegram reported that Wisconsin Republicans were able to pass 44 bills to the Democrats’ zero. #MUSTWATCH: The Michigan House GOP released a video highlighting some of their accomplishments over the past three legislative sessions. Watch it here: The Bangor Daily News reported that Maine Democrats are deeply divided between the liberal and moderate factions of the … Read More

Weekly Roundup 6/13-6/17

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IN THE NEWS: Forbes projected that Republicans may “flip the tax script in three states this fall.” With the GOP in control of the Missouri, New Hampshire, and West Virginia legislatures, a Republican gubernatorial victory this November could lead to a major shift in tax policy. Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt predicted that a Donald Trump led ticket could prove … Read More

Weekly Roundup 6/6-6/10

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IN THE NEWS The Houston Chronicle reported on the RLGA Annual Meeting in Austin, noting that 26 out of our 32 Republican lieutenant governors attended the conference earlier this week. Texas Senator Ted Cruz and former Texas lieutenant governor and governor Rick Perry headlined the event. Townhall reported on “Growing Up GOP,” quoting RSLC President Matt Walter on the implications the study … Read More

Weekly Roundup 5/30-6/3

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP This week, the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), in partnership with the College Republican National Committee (CRNC) and NewRepublican, released a study entitled “Growing Up GOP: Fresh Ideas from the Fresh Faces of the Republican Party.” The study, available on www.millennial.gop, details for candidates and party leaders more about the Millennial Generation and how to effectively … Read More

Weekly Roundup: 5/23-5/27

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP After news broke earlier this week that the Chair of the DGA’s “2020 Redistricting Fund”, VA Governor Terry McAuliffe, was under FBI investigation, the RSLC recapped some of the Democrats’ biggest leaders striking out while trying to win again in the states. IN THE NEWS #MUSTREAD: RSLC President Matt Walter spoke to U.S. News & World Report on why state legislative … Read More

Weekly Roundup 05/16-05/20

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IN THE NEWS: The Washington Post reported on Republican dominance in state legislatures, featuring two maps from Quorum, “which show partisan control of each state legislative district nationwide.” The first features the upper chambers — i.e. the state senates: And the second highlights the lower chambers — i.e., state Houses and general assemblies: The Oregonian reported on the efforts of … Read More

Weekly Roundup 05/9-5/13

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP This week, the RSLC teamed up with Speaker Newt Gingrich and the Republican National Committee to debut a study entitled “2016 Election Principles: Lessons from the Last Three Elections,” which analyzes previous elections to find key lessons and takeaways for up-and-coming campaigns. The study is now available to read or download through our website. The Republican Legislative Campaign … Read More

Weekly Roundup 5/2-5/6

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP On Sunday, the RSLC’s Future Majority Project (FMP) released a statement on behalf of FMP Chair and Former Oklahoma Speaker T.W. Shannon commemorating the beginning of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The RSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI) has been working around the clock to raise awareness ahead of the May 10 West Virginia Supreme Court Race: On … Read More