Delegate Kirk Cox discussed the money coming to Virginia through the federal stimulus package on the Jimmy Barrett show on WRVA this morning.
Statement of Chairman Lacey E. Putney — on State Budget Amendments Unveiled by House Appropriations Committee — RICHMOND, VA – The House Appropriations Committee today announced their amendments to House Bill 1600, the state budget for Fiscal Years 2008-2010. Committee Chairman Lacey E. Putney (I-Bedford) gaveled the meeting to order at 2:00 PM and made an opening statement. Once the … Read More
Delegate Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) today announced a House budget proposal to help local schools with possible layoffs of any eligible school division employees. By enacting this Session the House’s Teacher and Support Staff Enhanced Retirement Incentive Plan, it will lessen the possibility of having to layoff younger teachers and other school division employees as well as help Virginia’s schools … Read More
Members of the Republican Caucus held a press conference on January 28 to discuss legislation being advanced in the House of Delegates that will relieve the pressing economic strain on Virginia’s families and businesses. Speaker Howell was joined by Delegate Jimmie Massie, Delegate Kirk Cox, Delegate Phil Hamilton, Delegate Lacey Putney and other members of the Republican caucus to discuss … Read More
Delegate Scott Lingamfelter (R-31) who represents parts of Prince William and Fauquier counties received praise from the News & Messenger. In an opinion article in the paper they praise Delegate Lingamfelter for uncovering $8 million in waste the state government spends on unnecessary printing. As the paper puts it “These are the types of ideas we like to see from … Read More
In an effort to make sure the General Assembly stays on schedule and on point Speaker Howell has named the House Conferees for negotiations with the Senate on the budget. Getting an early start on the process will help the conferees to start working with the Senate to make certain focus remains on the budget. This effort will also help … Read More
Delegate Phil Hamilton (R-93rd) discusses the state budget with Jimmy Barett on WRVA in Richmond on January 22, 2009. Delegate Phil Hamilton on WRVA on Jan 22, 2009
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