Latest News

  • New Poll: Pence Favorability Underwater at 35%

        Hoosier voters disapprove of Pence after discrimination bill  Mike Pence is in political free fall. A new Howey Politics Indiana Poll shows the historic damage to Pence, saying that “an Indiana governor has never experienced this kind of survey decline in this short time frame.”  Here are some key findings from the poll:  […]

    Read More »

  • DGA Statement on Gov. Rick Scott’s Double Flip Flop

      Washington, D.C. - Rick Scott opposed Medicaid expansion in 2010, before he supported it during the 2014 reelection campaign. Today, Rick Scott announced that he’s reversed his position again. This decision will mean that 800,000 Floridians will be denied access to affordable healthcare. Today, Jared Leopold, communications director of the Democratic Governors Association, released the following statement […]

    Read More »

  • DGA Statement on Gov. Mike Pence’s Signing of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Jared Leopold, communications director of the Democratic Governors Association, released the following statement after Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s signed the new Religious Freedom Restoration Act: “This week, the entire country has seen that Governor Mike Pence has the wrong priorities for Indiana,” said DGA Communications Director Jared Leopold. “Instead of fighting for jobs, Governor Pence has spent […]

    Read More »

  • MEMORANDUM RE: The Next Pence

     Photo credits: Gage Skidmore (Abbott), Hal Goodtree (McCrory), Steven Bennett (Hutchinson), Gage Skidmore (Pence) Indiana Governor Mike Pence is in full-scale damage control mode, after signing a bill that opens the floodgates to discrimination in the Hoosier State. Pence’s social legislation has already proven to be a job-killer in Indiana. Indianapolis-based company Angie’s List canceled a […]

    Read More »

  • DGA Statement on Gov. Mike Pence’s Interview on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Jared Leopold, communications director of the Democratic Governors Association, released the following statement after Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s appearance on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”: “Governor Pence’s disastrous interview today was a national embarrassment for Indiana. He showed he could not even answer basic questions about the impact of the job-killing discrimination law he […]

    Read More »

  • IN Headlines: Business Backlash Against Gov. Pence’s Discrimination Bill

      Mounting criticism and horrible headlines for Mike Pence This morning, Mike Pence woke up to bruising headlines from across the state.  Businesses are abandoning all future Indiana plans. Calls to boycott the state are coming from groups and individuals across the country.  Even the NCAA won’t stand for Mike Pence’s brand of March madness.  Pence […]

    Read More »

  • Mike Pence Puts Indiana Jobs at Risk to Pursue Divisive Social Agenda

    Signs a reckless bill so he can join the race to the far-right  Today, Gov. Mike Pence put 2016 GOP primary politics ahead of Indiana jobs by holding a private signing ceremony for a measure that opens the door to discrimination against the LGBT community. In signing the religious freedom bill into law, Pence ignored business […]

    Read More »

  • Statement by DGA Executive Director Elisabeth Pearson on the Passing of AFSCME’s Larry Scanlon

      Washington, D.C. - Today, Elisabeth Pearson, executive director of the Democratic Governors Association, released the following statement on the passing of former AFSCME political director Larry Scanlon: “For over forty years, Larry Scanlon was a leader in the fight to strengthen the middle class, working tirelessly on issues like raising the minimum wage and protecting Social Security for […]

    Read More »

  • Statement by DGA Chair Gov. Steve Bullock on the Passing of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich

      Washington, D.C. - Today, Montana Governor Steve Bullock, chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, released the following statement on the passing of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Tom Schweich and to the people of Missouri. Auditor Schweich led a remarkable life of public […]

    Read More »

  • Democratic Governors Governing, Republican Governors Playing 2016 Politics

    This weekend, Governors—both Democratic and Republican—will converge on Washington for the biannual National Governors Association meeting. Democratic Governors are squarely focused on the right priorities: being fiscally responsible, improving educational opportunities, creating good-paying jobs, and strengthening the middle class. And they are leading with fresh ideas for college affordability, increasing the minimum wage, and paid […]

    Read More »

1 2 3 71