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House Republicans: Contradictions from Governor on COVID, Reopening Wearing Thin

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Governor Northam’s press conference today continued to highlight the lack of answers related to testing in Virginia and the inconsistencies coming from the administration. Virginia has consistently ranked near the bottom of testing per capita and today’s update provided no clear picture on how Virginia will increase our testing capacity. Additionally, over the last few weeks, Governor Northam has stated … Read More

Virginia Beach Republicans: Virginia Beach Can Reopen Safely – If Governor Allows It

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Republican legislators representing Virginia Beach, including Sens. Bill DeSteph, Jen Kiggans, and Dels. Jason Miyares and Glenn Davis issued the following statement in regard to Governor Northam’s decision to keep beaches closed until June 5th: “We are extremely disappointed that Governor Northam has decided to keep Virginia’s beaches closed through at least June 5. Last week, Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby … Read More

Gilbert: “We Hope Governor Northam is Serious”

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement regarding the Governor’s announcement about reopening Virginia next week: “We hope the Governor is serious about reopening next Friday. Virginians need a light at the end of this tunnel. The Governor’s decision to use a ‘one size fits all’ approach is going to negatively impact certain parts of Virginia worse than … Read More

Gilbert: Governor Must Explain Virginia Testing Lag

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert called on Governor Northam to explain why COVID-19 testing in Virginia is behind nearly every other state. As other states around the country begin measured reopenings, Virginia continues to lag behind in the testing required for Virginia to begin that process. Virginia currently ranks among the lowest in the nation for testing. “At first Governor … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Governor Northam’s Actions on Minimum Wage, ‘Clean Economy’ Act

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “We are squarely in the middle of an unprecedented health and financial crisis. The hundreds of thousands of Virginians who have filed for unemployment and the businesses that employed them are going to be digging out of this financial hole well past May 1, 2021. The actions taken by the Governor … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Governor Northam’s Signing of Gun Control Bills

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “To take a victory lap on such a controversial issue at a time when Virginians are buying firearms at a record pace to protect themselves and their families is counterintuitive. “To do so at a time when we need all Virginians unified in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic is counterproductive. … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Governor Northam’s COVID-19 Response

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Governor Northam was correct when he said there’s no playbook for dealing with a pandemic like this. COVID-19 is a public health crisis that has precipitated an economic crisis. Balancing the two is no easy task, but essential to ensure Virginians come out of this crisis both healthy and on reasonably … Read More

Statement of Speaker Kirk Cox and Majority Leader Todd Gilbert on Governor Northam’s Medicaid Announcement

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House Speaker Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, issued the following statement: “I’m disappointed to say the least. The Governor and I made personal commitments to each other on this long-term public policy agreement. There wasn’t an asterisk that said “unless my party wins the next election.” It’s a sad reflection on the value of integrity in modern politics.” Majority Leader Todd … Read More

House Majority Leader Gilbert: Democrat Cost of Redemption is Roughly $75,000

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House of Delegates Majority Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the $75,000 from Governor Ralph Northam accepted by Democrats since the party called for his resignation in February. “Despite unequivocal calls from their party for his resignation, Democrat House candidates have taken at least another $75,000 from Governor Ralph Northam’s ‘The Way Ahead’ PAC,” Gilbert said. “Democrats … Read More