Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy is at the forefront of the resistance against Trump and his immigration crackdown.

"Regardless of whether your family settled in Connecticut 300 years ago or three days ago, you are welcome here." - Gov. Dan Malloy

Malloy Tells Schools, Police Chiefs They Don't Need To Enforce Federal Immigration Law
The Democratic Party’s comeback begins with key gubernatorial races in 2017 and 2018.

“We all woke up over the past few years to the realization that Republicans beat us at the state and local level, and that that had far-reaching consequences for our numbers in the House.” -Former Rep. Steve Israel

Democrats face fierce urgency of 2018
Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed the Virginia GOP’s latest attack on women’s healthcare. Democratic governors are the firewall against GOP policies aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood and restricting women’s rights.

McAuliffe vetoes bill that would defund Planned Parenthood
Gov. Gina Raimondo touts her free college tuition plan, so “everyone can make it in Rhode Island.”

"I say we radically increase the numbers of college graduates in Rhode Island.” - Gov. Gina Raimondo

R.I. governor, education officials make case for free college tuition
Gov. Jay Inslee takes another firm stance against the Trump Administration: repealing the Affordable Care Act “would hurt thousands” in Washington.

“Health care is a right, health care is a reality, health care is improving in the state of Washington. 750,000 Washingtonians are involved in this battle and we’re not going to go down without a fight because Washington state people deserve...
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Inslee says losing Obamacare in Washington state would hurt thousands
Gov. Roy Cooper laid out a significant plan to raise teacher pay, investing in all of North Carolina’s teachers and students.

“These aren’t just investments in our teachers, they are lasting investments in our economy and in our own children’s future.” - Gov. Roy Cooper

Gov. Roy Cooper’s teacher pay plan: Raises averaging 10 percent over next two years
Gov. Gina Raimondo is leading the charge for free college tuition in Rhode Island.

“It is a bold statement to the rest of the country that Rhode Island is serious about having the most skilled workforce in America.” -Gov. Gina Raimondo

R.I. governor makes the case for free college tuition plan
Republicans’ “collective unpopularity” in New Jersey will be a drag on their gubernatorial candidates. The New Jersey gubernatorial race is an opportunity to stand against Trump and rebuke Chris Christie’s failed leadership.

N.J. governor's race: 'A referendum on Trump and Christie'
In Montana, Gov. Steve Bullock is leading the charge for pay equity.

“I am optimistic that we can get there, that we can make sure that folks are paid fairly regardless of gender.”

Governor, pay-equity advocates look to boost wages for women
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has taken a firm stance against the Trump Administration, vowing to protect all Oregonians.

“I want Oregon to remain warm and inclusive and a welcoming state for our immigrants and refugees.” -Gov. Kate Brown

Gov. Brown talks issues, budget and refugee ban
Governor Tom Wolf has vowed to veto the latest GOP attack on women’s rights.

“I am promising this veto to demonstrate that Pennsylvania will not play games with women's healthcare in our Commonwealth.”

Governor Tom Wolf Says He Will Veto Senate Bill 3
“And there's no way to deny it: By nearly every measure, the state is worse off since Rauner took office.” - Crain’s Editorial Board

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DGA Executive Director, Elisabeth Pearson is at the forefront of the Democratic fight. With 38 gubernatorial races over the next two years, electing Democratic governors will determine the future of redistricting and the Democratic party for the next decade.

At DGA, Pearson Quietly Pulling Democrats Back to Prominence
Democratic governors are the first line of defense against Donald Trump. Winning gubernatorial races is key to resisting Trump’s agenda and retaking national power.

“This is four years of battle, battle for the hearts of our nation, battle for the soul of our nation” - CT Gov. Dan Malloy

‘Governors Are The Front Line’ Against Trump, Connecticut Governor Says
In this week's highlights, Gov. Tom Wolf, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and Gov. Jim Justice make investments into economic opportunities.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has led the fight against Trump's #MuslimBan. Watch his response to the 9th Circuit ruling on MSNBC: [ Link ]
Democratic governors are leading the resistance against Trump. Their efforts are essential to protect fundamental American values.


West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda
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Happy birthday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe!
“You could call us a bulwark against Trumpism. You could call us a beacon of light in darkness. You could call us a sanctuary for a variety of people who might be otherwise victims of instability that comes out of the White House” - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee

In blue states, agenda is clear: Resist Trump