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Statement of House Republican Leadership Regarding the Richmond City Circuit Court’s Selection of Tracy Thorne-Begland for the Richmond City General District Court

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RICHMOND, VA – Following the Richmond City Circuit Court’s decision to appoint Tracy Thorne-Begland to the Richmond City General District Court this afternoon, Republican legislative leaders including Speaker of the House of Delegates William J. Howell (R-Stafford), House Majority Leader M. Kirkland Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Deputy Majority Leader C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah), Majority Caucus Chairman Timothy Hugo (R-Prince William) and … Read More

Statement of Speaker William J. Howell Regarding the Defeat of the House Budget in the Senate

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Click here for a PDF of this release.   RICHMOND, VA – Following a 20-19 party line vote to kill the 2012-14 House budget this afternoon in the Senate, Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement:   “I was disappointed to hear that Senate Democrats killed the House budget this afternoon.  Chairman … Read More

House Majority Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo on Defeat of House Budget by Senate Democrats

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Click here for a PDF of this release.    RICHMOND, VA – House Republican Caucus Chairman Timothy Hugo (R-Fairfax) issued the following statement today after Senate Democrats killed the bipartisan House budget in an ongoing effort to leverage the 2012-14 biennial budget for improved committee assignments:   “Today’s defeat of the House budget by Senate Democrats is an outrage.  My … Read More

House Republicans to Hold Weekly Press Conference

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Click here for a PDF of this release.   RICHMOND, VA – The House Republican Caucus Policy Work Group will hold its weekly media availability on Monday, February 27 at 11:00 a.m. in the House Briefing Room.  Members of the House Republican Majority Caucus will address various health care initiatives followed by a question and answer session.    All members … Read More

Statement of Speaker William J. Howell on Passage of 2012 – 2014 House Budget

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Click here for a PDF copy of the release. RICHMOND, VA – Speaker of the House of Delegates William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement this afternoon after the passage of House Bill 29 and House Bill 30, the House budget bills for fiscal years 2010-12 and 2012-14, respectively: “This afternoon the House of Delegates approved the House budget … Read More

House Republicans to Hold Budget Press Conference

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Click here for a PDF of this release.   RICHMOND, VA – The House Republican Caucus Policy Work Group will hold its weekly media availability on Monday, February 20 at 11:00 a.m. in the House Briefing Room.  Delegate Chris Peace (R-Hanover) will be joined by House Republican budget conferees to discuss details of the 2012-14 biennial budget followed by a … Read More

House Republicans Preview Budget Priorities

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Click here for a PDF of this release. RICHMOND, VA – This afternoon House Republicans discussed various budget priorities for the 2012-14 biennium.  Delegate Steve Landes (R-Augusta) and Delegate S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), both members of the House Appropriations Committee, discussed house budget plans for economic development and health and human services spending, respectively. Their comments followed overview remarks yesterday … Read More

House Republican Caucus Holds Crossover Press Conference

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Click here for a PDF of this release. RICHMOND, VA – The House Republican Caucus Policy Work Group hosted a crossover press conference to discuss their agenda as of the halfway point in the 2012 General Assembly Session.  The House Republicans discussed their governing philosophy and legislative priorities – jobs, education, government reform and public safety.  Following the press conference, … Read More