RSLC Weekly Update 10/12/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Florida Republicans announced their support of state Rep. Jose Oliva to serve as the next House speaker if they hold the majority in 2018. “You’ve got someone who is conservative, who is principled, who is willing to tear down the top-down structure and is willing to share power with his colleagues,’’ said House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues, R-Estero, as he nominated Oliva … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison’s Remarks on the Las Vegas Shooting, Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments for Wisconsin’s Legislative Maps, and more

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MUST WATCH… Nevada Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison’s remarks during a press conference following the horrific shooting in Las Vegas. Hutchison has shown tremendous leadership in this trying time for all those affected by Sunday night’s shooting. Hutchison is the Chairman of the RLGA and the RSLC staff has been keeping him and the rest of those affected by the shooting in … Read More

RSLC Weekly Update 9/28/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Daniel Perez defeated Gabriela Mayaudón in the Florida House District 116 special election. “My inspiration is my family and the future of my community. District 116 is home. This is where I grew up, went to high school, and currently live. Being able to represent my family, friends, and neighbors would be the opportunity of a lifetime,” Perez … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Matt Walter’s Piece in National Review on CT Budget, New Virginia Polls, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… The Democratic Governor of Connecticut, Dan Malloy, is threatening to veto a budget that passed the state legislature with bipartisan support. Republican leaders in the House and the Senate passed a budget in the Democratically controlled legislature with the help of a few Democrats that would balance the state budget without increasing taxes. RSLC President and SGLF Executive … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: President Matt Walter Quoted in Two Articles, Two RLCC Executive Committee Members Forego Statewide Bids, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… House Republicans announced the launch of fairandsimple.gop to advocate for their plan to reform the tax code. The website identifies the goals of the House’s plan to make the tax code simple, affordable, and competitive. NOTEWORTHY NEWS RSLC President Matt Walter was quoted in two articles this week regarding state legislative special elections and the Supreme Court case on Wisconsin’s … Read More

RSSC Board Member Named to POLITICO 50 List, WI State Senator Announces Bid for US Senate, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… There are more diverse Republican candidates running for office in 2017 than there were in 2015. The RSLC’s Future Majority Project has continued to strive to recruit and train diverse candidates who better reflect the full diversity of the United States. NOTEWORTHY NEWS Former staffers of President Obama’s campaign team have formed a new super PAC that will exclusively … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: NC Senate President Dispels Redistricting Myths, Louisiana Lt. Governor Responds to Hurricane Harvey Damage, & more

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DID YOU KNOW… That in the 2016 gubernatorial election in North Carolina the Democratic candidate won only 26 of 100 counties. Compare that to the 1990s when Democrats in North Carolina won on average 55 counties in statewide races. This week North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger highlighted this drastic shift in a blog post pushing back on the many misleading and false claims by … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: NC Senate President Dispels Redistricting Myths, Louisiana Lt. Governor Responds to Hurricane Harvey Damage, & more

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DID YOU KNOW… That in the 2016 gubernatorial election in North Carolina the Democratic candidate won only 26 of 100 counties. Compare that to the 1990s when Democrats in North Carolina won on average 55 counties in statewide races. This week North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger highlighted this drastic shift in a blog post pushing back on the many misleading and false claims by … Read More

Weekly Update 8/24/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Florida Senator Marco Rubio endorsed Ileana Schirmer, the Republican candidate for New Jersey’s 14th Senate district. In his statement, Rubio said Schirmer “is an independent-minded leader with a proven track record of fighting for affordability in her community.” NOTEWORTHY NEWS Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Parson has called for a special session to expel Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, the Democratic … Read More

Weekly Update 8/10/2017

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DID YOU KNOW… In 2009 Republicans had trifecta control of only 10 state governments. With West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s announcement that he would be switching parties, Republicans now have total control in 26 states across the country. Democrats, on the other hand, hold complete control in only five states. NOTEWORTHY NEWS RSLC President Matt Walter appeared on Tom Basile’s Sunday in America Sirius XM radio … Read More