Governor Bill Haslam today was chosen by his peers to be the new Chairman of the Republican Governors Association, succeeding the outgoing chairman Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.
Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney remarked, “I congratulate Governor Haslam for being elected the new Chairman of the RGA. With his leadership skills, fundraising prowess, and track record of success, he’s a natural choice for this position. It’s proof that on a national scale, more and more people are taking note of what he’s doing in Tennessee.”
The RGA’s primary mission is to help elect Republicans to governorships throughout the nation, but the group is also dedicated to providing Republican governors with the resources to help them govern effectively.