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Republicans Announce Health Care Initiatives

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Members of the Republican Caucus held a press conference to announce legislative initiatives that would make access to health care more affordable. Speaker Bill Howell (R-28) was joined by Delegate Sam Nixon (R-27), Delegate Phil Hamilton (R-93) and Delegate Danny Marshall (R-14) to talk about legislation that has been introduced in the 2009 General Assembly session to make health care … Read More

Video Streaming A Success For House of Delegates

VA House GOPAnnouncements, Featured

Video streaming of the House Of Delegates action on the floor has been greeted with enthusiasm.  From all accounts it has been very successful.  The live stream is very popular for the mid-day sessions of the House of Delegates. A report from the Information Systems Department of the Virginia House of Delegates indicates that they are getting far beyond the … Read More

Health Care Initatives – Press Conference for Tuesday

VA House GOPAnnouncements, Featured

*** MEDIA ADVISORY *** House Republicans to Hold News Conference on Health Care Initiatives Tomorrow WHAT: Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates William J. Howell, House Majority Caucus Chairman Samuel A. “Sam” Nixon, Jr. and Delegates Phillip A. Hamilton and Daniel W. “Danny” Marshall III will announce and discuss a package of legislative initiatives to improve the accessibility and … Read More

House of Delegates Pass Legislation to Tighten Fundraising Rules

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The House of Delegates passed HB 1634 which tightens fund raising rules for members of the General Assembly when they are in session.  The measure passed with a big bi-partisan vote.  The bill was passed in the house with a 78-14 vote. The bill will limit the ability of members to do things like attend dinners designed to raise funds … Read More

Republican Perspective on 2009 State of the Commonwealth

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Delegate David Albo and Senator Stephan Newman give the Republican perspective to the Governor’s 2009 State of the Commonwealth address. [bliptv vahod2-RepublicanResponseToStateOfTheCommonwealth188] RICHMOND, VA –– Tonight Delegate David B. Albo (R-Fairfax), Chairman of the House Courts of Justice Committee, and Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Stephen D. Newman (R-Lynchburg) offered the Republican perspective on the 2009 State of the Commonwealth following … Read More

House Floor Proceedings on the Web

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Speaker Bill Howell is turning the cameras on in the House of Delgates Chamber.  The House floor proceedings will be broadcast on the official General Assembly website (http://www.legis.virginia.gov). The General Assembly starts its session on Wednesday, Jan. 14th.  The cameras will be rolling. Full Press Release from Speaker Bill Howell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: G. Paul Nardo January 9, 2009 … Read More

Del. Nixon Ask Senate Democrats to Cut Cost

VA House GOPBudget, Featured

Delegate Sam Nixon (R-Chesterfield) sent a letter to the Democrat leadership in the Virginia State Senate to ask they adapt cost cutting measures that the Republican House leadership have already instituted. In his letter to Senators Saslaw and Whipple Nixon outlined two specific measures that the House adopted last year and asked that the Senate consider doing the same: Matching the … Read More