Upcoming Local Events
The next meeting of the
Calcasieu Republican Parish Executive Committee
Location - Central Library in Lake Charles
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 5:30 PM
Join the Republican Women at their
next regular meeting:
When: May 23rd, 2019
Buffet Lunch @ 11:30 am - Cost $20
Regular Meeting @ 12:00 -1:00 pm
Where: Reeves Uptown Catering
1639-B Ryan St., Lake Charles, LA
Guest Speaker: Billy Nungesser
Reservations by Tuesday
Contact Marsha at 337-842-1986 or email@example.com
Reservations not cancelled by noon Tuesday must be honored.
Billy Nungesser joins us today as the 54th Lieutenant Governor of the state of Louisiana. He is also the incoming Chairman of the National Lieutenant Governors Association where he continues to keep Louisiana in the spotlight on a national stage. In his role as Chairman, he will be able to guide policy on key issues such as proposed changes to regulation regarding imported seafood, improvements to Veteran health programs, trade issues, childhood obesity, state park maintenance and the opioid crisis.
Since taking office in 2016, he continues to do more with less. Over the past three years, tourism numbers have flourished, year after year, despite both budget and staff cuts within his department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. He is noted as a fiscally responsible Lieutenant Governor who has decreased expenditures, increased revenues while continuing to sustain Louisiana as a leading tourist destination.
Prior to this position as head of the State’s Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, he was the President of Plaquemines Parish from 2006 to 2014. Nungesser knows the spotlight well from the role he played in securing hurricane relief funds for Plaquemines Parish and as the voice of frustration after the BP Oil Spill. As a result of his hard work and dedication during those troubling times, he’s been coined the “hardest working man in Louisiana” by the national media.
Amongst his personal priorities are seniors, Veterans and special needs persons. He and his wife, Cher, opened a therapeutic riding center in Plaquemines Parish which enabled special needs children to gain mobility and confidence by riding specially-trained horses free of charge to their families.
Join the SWLA Republicans for
SWLA's First Straw Poll
We are excited to be hosting the first ever straw poll in the state of Louisiana. There's no better place to have it than in Iowa, Louisiana which not only pays homage to the state of Iowa for being first in the nation for presidential primaries, but also the city of Iowa is a good representation of how the rest of the state will vote in the upcoming gubernatorial election.
Our goal is to highlight all of the excellent and well-qualified Republican candidates who will be on the ballot in October. We especially want to highlight two wonderful gubernatorial candidates in Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone.
Our hope is to not only highlight their names and credentials to Southwest Louisiana voters, but to also give them an extra early boost to help their campaigns throughout the dog days of summer.
Ticket includes access to the event/speakers, jambalaya lunch plate cooked by local KC's (includes jambalaya, coleslaw, and black-eyed peas, drink, and dessert), and the ability to
cast your vote in the first-ever Straw Poll!
This is a joint effort put on by the Republican Women of Southwest Louisiana and the Republican Parish Executive Committee.
The Iowa Straw Poll will feature the following candidates.
If you wish to reserve your seat and pay at the door please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, telephone number, address and number of reservations to be held.
We look forward to seeing you there!
When: June 15th, 2019 - Noon - 4 pm
Where: Knights of Columbus Hall
503 US-90, Iowa, LA 70647, Iowa, LA, 70647
Republican Core Principles
Republicans believe the constitution of the United States is a contract between free people and the public officials they choose to govern them; that our rights are granted to us by our creator and not by the government; that the purpose of taxation is to finance government and not to redistribute income; that we are all created equal and should stand equal before the law; and in individual liberty with personal responsibility for ones choices and actions