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Speaker Samuel H. Smith is currently serving his 14th term in the Pennsylvania House as one of its most tenured members. He is currently serving his second term as Speaker. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as a member of House leadership for 10 years. In 2000 his colleagues elected him Majority Whip, and from 2003 to 2010, Sam served as the leader of the Republican Caucus.  In his capacity as Speaker, Sam presides over House sessions, maintains order on the House floor and protects the parliamentary rights of members during voting sessions.  In addition, the Speaker appoints committee chairmen, assigns bills to committees, and signs all passed bills and joint resolutions.   First elected in 1986, Sam has never lost sight of the issues important to rural citizens and he continues to be a strong advocate for this group of hard-working Pennsylvanians.  He was born and raised in Punxsutawney and represents all of Jefferson County and portions of Indiana and Armstrong counties.  Sam is the only House Speaker born and raised...
The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to electing Republicans to state legislatures. The RLCC’s primary mission is gaining Republican control of more state legislative chambers by targeting national resources to support winnable local races. Since its formation in 2003, the RLCC has assisted in bringing successes to numerous legislative chambers, and winning historic majorities nationwide. The RLCC provides financial training and strategic assistance to state legislatures, ensuring that candidates are equipped with the tools necessary to run effective and efficient campaigns, including campaign training schools in key states across the country.
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RLGA Congratulates Rebecca Kleefisch On Reelection Campaign

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Washington, D.C. (April 15, 2014) – Today Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA) Chairman, Tate Reeves (MS), issued the following statement congratulating RLGA Executive Committee Member, and ‘Right Women, Right Now’ co-chair, Rebecca Kleefisch, on her bid for reelection. “Rebecca Kleefisch is an outstanding ambassador for the state of Wisconsin, recruiting...

RLCC Congratulates Tami Zawistowski On Her Victory

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Washington, D.C. (April 11, 2014) – Today Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) President Matt Walter, on behalf of the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC), issued the following statement on Tami Zawistowski’s victory in the Connecticut General Assembly district 61 special election:                  ...

RLGA Approves Resolution Reiterating Support For Keystone XL Pipeline

Friday, April 11, 2014
Washington, D.C. (April 11, 2014) – Today the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association passed a resolution reiterating support for the Keystone XL pipeline. Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA) chairman Tate Reeves (MS) issued the following statement on behalf of the RLGA: "After a year of unnecessary delay, the time has come...

RLCC Congratulates Eric Eisnaugle On His Victory

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Washington, D.C. (April 8, 2014) – Today Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) President Matt Walter, on behalf of the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC), issued the following statement on Eric Eisnaugle’s victory in Florida House District 44:                                                                                               “The RLCC congratulates Eric Eisnaugle on his victory and commends RLCC Executive...

The Weekly Standard: Scott Walker's Successor?

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
The Weekly StandardBy Maria SantosApril, 7, 2014 Rebecca Kleefisch, the Republican lieutenant governor of Wisconsin, likes to talk about butter. By the time we’re done talking, I know exactly how to buy a month’s worth from a Wisconsin Kwik Trip—and what Kleefisch thinks that has to do with Republican politics....

RSLC President Matt Walter on the Cindy Graves Show

Friday, April 04, 2014
April 3, 2014

ICYMI: Republicans Poised For Major State-Level Gains in November

Thursday, April 03, 2014
Breitbart By Mike Flynn April 2, 2014 Democrats should be worried about more than just the U.S. House and Senate. If President Obama's poll numbers remain underwater, Republicans are poised to capture control of several state legislatures this fall. The GOP could capture as many as 8 state legislative chambers...
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