State Government Leadership Foundation Slams Connecticut Senate’s Giveaway to Unions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple Malloy’s Bad Deal Imperils Connecticut’s Fiscal Health and Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 1, 2017) — Hours before Connecticut’s Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman cast the tie-breaking vote in the state senate yesterday, three so-called “fiscal conservative” Democrats – Sens. Joan Hartley of Waterbury, Paul Doyle of Wethersfield and Gayle Slossberg of Milford – hemmed and hawed before kowtowing to …

Everyone Agrees, Governor Malloy’s Backroom Deal with Big Government Unions Is Bad for Connecticut

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 26, 2017 Everyone Agrees, Governor Malloy’s Backroom Deal with Big Government Unions Is Bad for Connecticut WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) announced that it has released an ad to run statewide in Connecticut to educate residents on the sober reality of the backroom deal struck by Governor Dan Malloy and big …

Florida GOP leaders back Betsy DeVos for U.S. Education secretary

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With Betsy DeVos’ U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on tap today, some notable Florida conservatives have unsurprisingly put their backing behind the billionaire charter school and voucher advocate to become the federal education secretary. Former Gov. Jeb Bush, a key early promoter of charters and vouchers, penned a piece in USA Today calling Donald Trump’s choice “inspired.” “Betsy will fight hard to …

Florida House leaders support Betsy DeVos in letter

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Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran and state Reps. Jose Oliva and Jose Felix Diaz have signed on to a letter supporting Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump‘s pick for Education Secretary. They’re among nearly 150 “state-level elected leaders in all 50 states” who say they support DeVos, a wealthy Republican donor who carries financial and political clout. Oliva is expected to …

SGLF Aids Lawsuit Against Gov. McAuliffe’s Unlawful Executive Orders for Felons

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) announced that it is supporting a lawsuit brought against Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for his executive order restoring political rights to felons. The lawsuit, Howell v. McAuliffe, brought by state legislative leaders including Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell and Virginia Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment, argues that the …

SGLF Re-Launches HustedRecord.com on Secretary of State Jon Husted’s Fight for Ohio Voters

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WASHINGTON, DC — The State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) today re-launched a five-figure digital ad campaign highlighting Secretary of State Jon Husted’s commitment to Ohio voters. The ad buy and corresponding website — HustedRecord.com — will run in the Cleveland area through Friday, July 22nd. “As Secretary of State, Jon Husted has embraced new technologies and championed innovative reforms to make …

SGLF Re-Launches KinderRecord.com on Lt. Governor Peter Kinder’s Fight for Missourians

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WASHINGTON, DC – The State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) today re-launched a multi-issue, five-figure digital ad campaign praising Lt. Governor Peter Kinder’s record as a constitutional conservative and defender of Missouri values. The ad buy and corresponding website – KinderRecord.com – will run in multiple markets through Friday, July 15th.  “A public servant of nearly 25 years, Peter Kinder always …

Op-Ed: The Failures Of Government-Owned Internet

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The rapid advancement of technology in recent decades has led to many peoples’ lives becoming increasingly digitized. Whether through shopping, keeping track of finances, getting a ride somewhere or keeping up with friends, the internet is an integral part of everyday life. Yet some areas in America still don’t have access to quality high speed internet. This is mainly because …