RSLC Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Rucho v. Common Cause

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WASHINGTON – Following the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Rucho v. Common Cause, Republican State Leadership Committee President Austin Chambers issued the following statement: “The Supreme Court has seen through the Democrats’ latest desperate lawsuit and confirmed that courts have no business deciding partisan political disputes over redistricting. This ruling is a major blow to the entire strategy cooked up by President … Read More

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Raises Record-Busting $1 Million, Transfers Haul to Governor Holcomb Campaign

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WASHINGTON – Indiana Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch yesterday announced she raised and transferred to Governor Holcomb’s reelection campaign a record-busting $1 million, signaling strength and enthusiasm for Team Holcomb and Indiana Republicans up-and-down the ballot. The historic transfer is additional to the $400,000 she has already transferred over the past two years. “I can’t say I’m surprised – Suzanne is a … Read More

Tom Steyer Should Donate to Virginia Taxpayers

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WASHINGTON – The Washington Post reported this morning that billionaire and radical environmentalist Tom Steyer is “pour[ing] another $1 million into helping the Democrats win Virginia” state elections this fall, aiding a coordinated effort to implement a so-called “Green New Deal” in the commonwealth, and support for Governor Ralph Northam’s campaign to bring Virginia into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which could force consumers to … Read More

Oregon Democrats’ Actions to Arrest and Fine Legislators: Shocking and Disgraceful

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WASHINGTON – Following reports that Oregon governor Kate Brown and state Senate Democrats have ordered state police to search for and compel Republican legislators to return to Salem for a vote on harmful legislation, even threatening to arrest those that do not comply, RSLC communications director Dave Abrams issued the following statement: “Actions by Governor Brown and Senate Democrats to arrest and fine legislators … Read More

RSLC Statement on United States Supreme Court Decision in Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill

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WASHINGTON –Following the United States Supreme Court’s decision inVirginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill, the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) President Austin Chambers issued the following statement: “While we are of course disappointed by the Court’s decision and deeply concerned by the power it yields to partisan attorneys general, we are prepared to win in Virginia regardless of a ruling from … Read More

RLGA Announces New Executive Committee Members

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WASHINGTON – Following its annual gathering, held this year in Louisiana, the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA) today announced its newest Executive Committee members. Under the leadership of RLGA Chairman Tim Griffin (Lieutenant Governor, Arkansas), new members include Lieutenant Governors: Geoff Duncan of Georgia, Pamela Evette of South Carolina, Jon Husted of Ohio, Jeanette Nuñez of Florida, Matt Pinnell of Oklahoma, … Read More

RSLC Announces First Round of Endorsements of Virginia House Candidates

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WASHINGTON – The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) today announced its first round of pre-primary endorsements and investments in a slate of targeted candidates for Virginia’s House of Delegates. The candidates include: Garrison Coward, Carrie Coyner, D.J. Jordan, Mary Margaret Kastelberg, and GayDonna Vandergriff. “Speaker Cox has done great work to recruit strong candidates that reflect the diverse voices of their communities and … Read More

RSLC Statement on Passing of Oregon State Senator Jackie Winters

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WASHINGTON – Following the passing of Oregon state Senator Jackie Winters (R-Salem), Republican State Leadership Committee President Austin Chambers issued the following statement: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of a strong leader, a fearless pioneer, and a dear friend to our organization. Jackie was a member of our RSLC family, and we are grateful for her service and blessed for all … Read More

Republican State Leadership Committee Announces New Communications Director

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WASHINGTON (May 13, 2019) – The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) today announced its selection of David Abrams to serve as the organization’s new communications director.  “Dave brings with him invaluable political communications experience from competitive races in tough battleground states. He will be a tremendous asset to our team as we continue the work necessary to elect Republican leaders … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Austin Chambers officially RSLC President, Husted launches InnovateOhio, and more

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Austin Chambers officially became President of the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) on May 1, 2019.  Chambers takes over for Matt Walter who transitioned to a senior strategic consultant position for the RSLC.  Chambers, a native of Georgia, comes to the RSLC after a string of recent campaign victories, including Governor Brian Kemp (former RSSC Chairman), Governor Kay … Read More