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

charlie RSLC News

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

anavega RSLC News, Weekly Roundup

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 

charlie RSLC News

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

anavega RSLC News, Weekly Roundup

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

shelby RSLC News, Weekly Roundup

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

anavega RSLC News, Weekly Roundup

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

anavega RSLC News

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

anavega RSLC News

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, …

Weekly Round Up 6/15/17

anavega RSLC News, Weekly Roundup

DID YOU KNOW… Jill Vogel won the GOP nomination for Virginia’s lieutenant governor this week. If elected, Vogel will be the first woman to serve as lieutenant governor in a state that has not had a woman in statewide elected office for more than two decades. The RSLC is investing heavily in Vogel’s campaign, announcing this week an initial $25,000 contribution …

First RLGA Calvin Coolidge Award Presented to Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer

anavega RSLC News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   First RLGA Calvin Coolidge Award Presented to Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer WASHINGTON, DC (June 12, 2017) – The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), a caucus within the Republican State Leadership Committee and the only organization committed exclusively to raising resources and assisting Republicans in their campaigns for lieutenant governor, yesterday awarded Kansas Lt. …