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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RLGA Airs New Radio Ad in Support of Incoming Chairman Lt. Governor Todd Lamb

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2014) – Today the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association launched a new radio ad in support of Todd Lamb, who is seeking re-election to Lieutenant Governor. The ad highlights Lamb’s deep Oklahoma roots and belief in small government. On behalf of the RLGA, RSLC President Matt Walter...

Governing: Democrats are still playing defense

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Governing Magazine

GOP official: Brad Anderson's videos violated campaign laws

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Gazette

Bradley gets boost

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
LaCrosse Tribune

RSLC Supports California Future Majority Project “Races to Watch”

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2014) – Today the Republican State Leadership Committee invested in key legislative districts as part of the Future Majority Project and “Right Women, Right Now” initiatives. The RSLC maxed out to several candidates and contributed to several others including Janet Nguyen, Mario Guerra, Young Kim, Pedro...

Candidate Q&A: Lieutenant Governor — Elwin Ahu

Monday, October 20, 2014
Honolulu Civil Beat

Op-Ed: You should be paying attention to race for Iowa secretary of state

Monday, October 20, 2014
Sioux City Journal by RSLC Board Member Christopher Rants
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