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Kenneth Mendonça State Representative – District 72

August 20th, 2016

Ken Mendonca is running for State Representative in District 72. Dan Reilly announced he is not running again due to work, which is totally understandable. Ken has thrown his hat in the ring. His name might sound familiar. Which, it should. He ran in the special election for Senate seat 11.  If you would like to help Ken out any way possible, please visit his website. Elect Ken RI

Ken has told us his signs will be in very shortly. If you are interested in having a sign in your yard please contact him.

Justin La Croix District 71 Website

August 16th, 2016

If you are in Justin La Croix district 71 and would like to help him out, please visit his website BREAK THE CYCLE RI Let’s help him #BreakTheCycle

 

2016 Portsmouth Republican Candidates

July 9th, 2016
The PRTC is proud to announce our list of candidates.
Here’s our slate of Republican Candidates:
  –  TOWN COUNCIL
      –  Keith Hamilton
      –  Liz Pedro
      –  Paul Kesson
      –  Debra Faber Cardoza
      –  Larry Fitzmorris
      –  Tom Vadney
  –  SCHOOL COMMITTEE
      –  Allen Shers
  –  TOWN CLERK
      –  Joanne Mower
  – GENERAL ASSEMBLY
      –  Rep District 69
         –  Tony Avila
         –  Eric Hall
      –  Rep District 70
         –  Tony Rego
         –  Steve Cabral
      –  Rep District 71
         –  Justin La Croix Break the Cycle
      –  Rep District 72
         –  Ken Mendonca Visit Ken’s website
      –  Senate District 11
         –  John Pagliarini Visit John’s website
      –  U.S. Congress District 1
         –  Russell Taub Visit Russ’s website
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2016 Portsmouth Republican Campaign Kick off

May 16th, 2016

Please join us May 19th @7PM at Green Valley Country Club 371 Union Street Portsmouth RI.

Keynote Speaker: Brandon Bell, Chairman RIGOP
FEATURED SPEAKERS: REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR:
Rhode Island GENERAL ASSEMBLY –
SENATE 11 AND REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS 71 & 72
PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL, SCHOOL COMMITTEE,
TOWN CLERK

FEATURED SPEAKERS: REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR:
Rhode Island GENERAL ASSEMBLY –
SENATE 11 AND REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS 71 & 72
PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL, SCHOOL COMMITTEE,
TOWN CLERK
Learn Candidate positions on key issues and
How they intend to serve the needs of Citizens of
Portsmouth and Rhode Island
Pizza – Cash Bar
$20 – Donation in advance and at the door
All Proceeds Benefit our Republican
Candidates

Portsmouth Republican Kick Off 2016

Rep Dan Reilly Town Hall Meeting

May 12th, 2016
Our District 72 Representative, Dan Reilly, will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Monday, May 16, 6:30 – 8:00, in the Council Chambers at the Portsmouth Town Hall. 
Dan will present an overview of the present General Assembly Session, as well as, provide his thoughts on the many issues facing Rhode Island and  Portsmouth Citizens.  “Q & A” throughout.
Join Dan for this opportunity to raise your understanding of state government and how it affects your daily lives.
Rep Reilly

SPEAKER OF INTEREST SERIES Brandon Bell Press Release May 19

May 1st, 2016

Press Release
Portsmouth Republican Town Committee
Sunday, May 1, 2016

PORTSMOUTH REPUBLICANS SPEAKER OF INTEREST SERIES

We are pleased to announce the next speakerin our series:
Brandon Bell Chairman, Rhode Island Republican Party
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Mr. Bell will provide us with his vision for the future of the Rhode Island Republican Party, and reveal the RIGOP’s 2016 Election Strategy.

He will also speak to the changes occurring in the Rhode Island political landscape and place emphasis on the important relationships with the Portsmouth Republicans and other East Bay Republican Campaign Strategies.

Featured Speakers will include Republican candidates for:

  • S. Congress – 1st Congressional District
  • Rhode Island General Assembly – Senate District 11 and Representative Districts 71 and 72
  • Portsmouth Town Council
  • School Committee
  • Town Clerk

The candidates will share their understanding of the issues and how they intend to serve the needs of the citizens of Portsmouth and Rhode Island.

The Portsmouth Republicans 2016 Campaign Kick-Off is scheduled for May 19th, at 7:00 PM, at the Green Valley Country Club, on Union Street in Portsmouth.

Pizza and Cash Bar, $20 donation at the door suggested.

All Republicans, Independents, and Democrats are welcome to learn about the candidates and share fellowship with those interested in improving the lives of Rhode Islanders.

Join us for this important event.

For more information, contact Joe Lorenz at (401) 683-2308.

Speaker of Interest Series Press Release April 21st 2016

April 6th, 2016

Portsmouth Republican Town Committee

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

PORTSMOUTH REPUBLICANS

SPEAKER OF INTEREST SERIES issues that matter

We are pleased to announce the next speakers in our series:

John Pagliarini, State Senate, District 11, Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Bristol

AND

Daniel Reilly, State Representative, District 72, Portsmouth and Middletown

 

Senator John Pagliarini and Representative Daniel Reilly will provide an overview of the current Rhode Island General Assembly session, as well as, present their individual initiatives and their importance to the legislative process and intended benefit to the citizens of their districts and Rhode Island.  Pagliarini and Reilly will also address a list of constituent provided legislative issues offered as solutions to a host of Rhode Island problems, each reflective of the need to return state government to the people.

Our meeting will be held on Thursday, April 21st, at 7:00 PM, at the Portsmouth Senior Center, 110 Bristol Ferry Rd, Portsmouth.

Aquestion and answersession will follow.

Anyone seeking an increased understanding of the issues facing Rhode Island and proposed solutions, are invited to join us for this important event.

What Is A Republican?

February 21st, 2016

By Allen Shers
February 18, 2016

portsmouth rep logoA Republican is moral, ethical and of high integrity.

A Republican believes in the American dream and opportunity for all through individual effort.

A Republican believes in American exceptualism.

A Republican believes in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

A Republican believes in the American family.

A Republican believes in the right to bear arms.

A Republican believes in the right to life.

A Republican believes in a strong military.

A Republican appreciates, respects and feels an obligation to our veterans.

A Republican believes in the right to work.

Support for these tenets is critical.  I point to two recent events:

National

  • The death of Justice Scalia and naming of a new Supreme Court Justice.

Local

  • Recent legislation for bridge and highway Tolls highlights the importance of a valid two party system and the need to eliminate the lopsided Democratic advantage in the Rhode Island legislature.

Speaker of Interest Series Press Release

February 16th, 2016

PORTSMOUTH REPUBLICANS
SPEAKER OF INTEREST SERIES

We are pleased to announce the next speaker in our series:

Rich Rainer, Portsmouth Town Administrator

Our next guest in our Speaker of Interest Series will be Rich Rainer, Portsmouth Town Administrator.  Mr. Rainer will provide us with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the Town of Portsmouth, as well as, his personal and military life experiences.  Mr. Rainer will also share his vision for the future of Portsmouth.

issues that matterOur meeting will be held on Thursday, February 18th, at 7:00 PM, at the Portsmouth Senior Center, 110 Bristol Ferry Rd, Portsmouth.

Aquestion and answersession will follow.

We invite all to join us for this important event.

For more information, contact Joe Lorenz at (401) 924-0555.

Open letter to Senators John McCain and Jack Reed

February 3rd, 2016

February 2, 2016

An Open Letter To:
Senators John McCain and Jack Reed

Gentlemen;

I begin this letter by complementing both of you for your ability to work together for the greater good of our country.  It also heartens methat the two senior members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are veterans.

As a decorated war veteran, I am also pleased that you have taken a positive position concerning the accountability of General Petraeus.  General Petraeus erred in the inappropriate handling of classified information and giving false testimony to the FBI which lead directly to his resignation as Director of the CIA.

During my career in the U.S. Navy I was trusted with a Top Secret Clearance.  My duties and responsibilities safeguarding classified information were pounded into my head from the time I became a fresh caught Ensign.   I am confident that you both experienced the same unrelenting indoctrination concerning safeguardingclassified information while on active duty.

The purpose of my letter is to point out what appears to be the apparent disparate treatment between General Petraeus and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  From my perspective it appears that Secretary Clinton far exceeded General Petraeus in the potential for causing grave and lasting damage to our country as a result of mishandling classified information.

Gentlemen, we have each recited the Pledge of Allegiance many times throughout our lives.  For me, that pledge, recited with my hand over my heart, is a solemn oath.  The final words, “With liberty and justice for all,” are an egalitarian belief that should be applicable to every American, regardless of race, gender, or political influence they may hold in office.

I recognize that in your capacity on the Armed Services Committee you do not have direct cognizance over matters dealing with current or previous Secretaries of State.  You are enjoined however, as elected representatives of the people, to strive for “Liberty and justice for all.”  In this respect I request that you, as respected leaders in the U.S. Senate, vigorously support equal justice for all throughout the Congress of the United States.

Thank you for your attention in this matter.

Robert Bledsoe, Cdr, USN Ret.