RLGA Announces Early Investment to Support Jill Vogel for Virginia Lieutenant Governor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   RLGA Announces Early Investment to Support Jill Vogel for Virginia Lieutenant Governor WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 15, 2017) – The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), part of the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), today congratulated Jill Vogel for winning the Republican nomination for Virginia’s lieutenant governor and announced a $25,000 campaign contribution from the RSLC. “Jill …

In Gerrymandering Case, SCOTUS Should Reverse

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This week, the Supreme Court will determine whether to hear a case, Gill v. Whitford, that could revolutionize how political districts are drawn. In a truly mind-boggling decision, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin bucked 30 years of Supreme Court precedent to find that Wisconsin’s state legislative map violates Democratic voters’ constitutional rights by insufficiently favoring the Democratic …

Weekly Round Up 6/8/17

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DID YOU KNOW… The U.S. House of Representatives is voting on the Financial CHOICE Act today, which replaces Dodd-Frank. House Republicans have been using financialchoice.gop to promote the bill. NOTEWORTHY NEWS RealClearPolicy featured an op-ed by RSLC President Matt Walter encouraging the Supreme Court to summarily reverse the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin’s decision on Gill v. Whitford. The case has the potential to completely …

Weekly Round Up 6/2/17

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DID YOU KNOW… In the 2015-2016 election cycle, RSLC’s Future Majority Project and Right Women Right Now initiative jointly invested $7 million to identify, recruit and support more than 200 new, state-level diverse candidates in 36 states, and 690 female candidates in 40 states. That investment resulted in the election of 23 candidates of diverse ethnicity and 163 female candidates. NOTEWORTHY NEWS The Aiken …

RLGA Congratulates Kim Reynolds on Assuming the Iowa Governor’s Office

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop   RLGA Congratulates Kim Reynolds on Assuming the Iowa Governor’s Office WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2017) – The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), part of the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), today congratulates Kim Reynolds, who assumed the role of Governor of Iowa after Terry Branstad was confirmed to serve as the United States Ambassador to …

Weekly Roundup 5/18/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Republicans outnumber Democrats in women lieutenant governors (eight to Democrats’ five)? Seven Republican women also serve in the role of secretary of state. NOTEWORTHY NEWS WRAL reported that the North Carolina Senate passed its 2017-2018 budget plan, which Republican leaders say continues their philosophy of restricted spending and tax cuts. According to Senate budget chairman Sen. Harry Brown, …

Iowa Democrat Hypocritically Injects Partisanship into Gubernatorial Succession

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop Iowa Democrat Hypocritically Injects Partisanship into Gubernatorial Succession Washington D.C. (May 1, 2017) – Republican State Leadership Committee President, Matt Walter, issued the following statement after Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller contradicted his own position and issued an opinion stating Governor Kim Reynolds could not appoint the state’s next lieutenant governor: “Today’s opinion from …

Weekly Roundup 4/27/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Republicans continued their 2017 special elections success with Joe Polletta’s landslide 77 to 23 percent win for the Connecticut House District 68 seat. The victory builds on the GOP’s momentum in the state, where House Republicans picked up eight seats on Election Day 2016 and brought the Senate to a tie. NOTEWORTHY NEWS Caffeinated Thoughts reported on statements …

Weekly Roundup 4/3/17 – 4/7/17

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IN THE NEWS The Republican State Leadership Committee released a statement revealing that “Let America Vote” is really just a liberal front group using a fight against a common-sense bill making its way through the New Hampshire legislature that would help voters in the state. “The idea that a failed Missouri candidate would spend money from undisclosed resources to fight common sense legislation …

The Sham Behind “Let America Vote”

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Group Claiming to Help Voters Should Let America Know It’s Really a Liberal Front Group Apparently Padding the Pockets of Democrat Jason Kander FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop Washington D.C. (April 5, 2017) – In February, to much self-supplied fanfare, a group called “Let America Vote” launched and most recently announced an ad-buy in opposition to commonsense New …