Virginia House of Delegates Republican leadership, members and candidates on Thursday called on Governor Terry McAuliffe to shelve his proposed I-66 tolling plan at a press conference in Falls Church. Republicans outlined their opposition to Governor McAuliffe’s plan to levy new tolls without adding new lane capacity on I-66 and use the toll revenue for low-priority pedestrian and bike improvements. … Read More
Speaker Howell & Leader Norment on Governor McAuliffe’s decision to reappoint Justice Roush to the Supreme Court
The Governor’s decision to exercise his interim appointment authority is a direct violation of the plain language of the Constitution of Virginia.
Statement of House & Senate Republican Leadership on unconstitutional action by Senate Democrats
Senate Democrats’ unconstitutional attempt to adjourn sine die directly defies a federal court ruling, ignores repeated requests from Governor Terry McAuliffe and single-handedly eliminates any possibility of a legislative remedy on redistricting.
House of Delegates to begin redistricting process
The Virginia House of Delegates will begin the redistricting process.
Republican-led General Assembly’s conservative budgeting leads to $553 million budget surplus
Quick and responsible action to close a budget shortfall last year and conservative budget amendments passed by Republicans in the Virginia General Assembly in 2015 have led to a $553 million budget surplus
Speaker Howell on Delegate Ramadan’s decision to not seek re-election
Delegate David Ramadan will not seek re-election to the House of Delegates.
House leaders on signing of 2014-2016 amended budget
Virginia House of Delegates leaders applauded Governor McAuliffe’s decision to sign the 2014-2016 budget without further amendments or vetoes Thursday. This is the first time a Governor has signed a budget without amendments or vetoes since 1998.
Statement of House Republican Leadership on Adjournment of 2015 Regular Session
The 2015 General Assembly session has been a successful and productive one for the people of the Commonwealth. We adjourned early for the first time in 15 years, adopted a balanced budget ahead of schedule and offered positive solutions on the issues that matter most to Virginians.
House Passes Legislation to Aid Victims of Assault and Protect Students on College Campuses
The House of Delegates passed legislation from Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albermarle) to make college campuses safer.
House passes budget
The Virginia House of Delegates voted Thursday to approve the conference report to amend the 2014-2016 biennial budget, sending the amendments to the desk of Governor Terry McAuliffe for his signature.