Sam Smith
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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...
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FMP Candidate Profile: Tony Hwang

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Tony currently serves in the Connecticut State House and is running for State Senate, District 28. Follow him at @TonyHwang for updates. Tony Hwang is a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 134. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Hwang is a 2014...

Big money pours into battles for Minnesota House

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
MPR News The governor's race may be this year's highest profile contest, but the campaign for control of the Minnesota House is where Republicans and Democrats are putting their money. The two major parties have spent more than $6.7 million on radio, television and web ads and direct mail in...

Op-Ed: Voting for judges serves democracy

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
USA Today by RSLC President Matt Walter

Matt Walter on NPR discussing Missouri Judicial Races

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
NPR RSLC President Matt Walter was on NPR radio this week to discuss the Judicial Fairness Initiative. Listen to the full interview here.  

RLGA Launches Ad Buy Supporting Lieutenant Governor Candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti

Monday, October 27, 2014
Washington, D.C. (October 27, 2014) – Today the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association launched a new round of digital ads in support of Bruce Rauner & Evelyn Sanguinetti. The ads will run statewide in both English and Spanish.  On behalf of the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), RSLC President Matt Walter...
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