For the second straight year, the Republican led General Assembly advanced our legislative priorities, crafted a conservative and responsible state budget, and worked diligently to complete its work ahead of schedule.
House agenda at crossover
House Republican leaders highlighted the success of their policy agenda at crossover in a press conference today.
House GOP highlights 2015 agenda
Members of the House Republican Caucus outlined their 2015 agenda Monday
Speaker Howell on 2015 Session
Lawmakers from across the commonwealth will converge in Richmond next week for the 2015 General Assembly.
House of Delegates meets to consider amendments
Reconvened session caps a remarkably successful year for the Virginia General Assembly.
House budget includes $95 million for rainy day fund, teacher pay raises and funding for school security
RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia House of Delegates outlined its proposed amendments to the 2012-2014 state budget Sunday. The proposal includes a $95 million deposit in the state’s rainy day fund, $45 million in local aid reversion, a pay raise for teachers and school support staff, new funding for school security and funding for 250 Medicaid waiver slots. “This is … Read More
House budget includes $95 million for rainy day fund, teacher pay raises
Our state budget is responsible, conservative and makes targeted investments in Virginia’s future.
House Republicans Highlight Success of Legislative Agenda at End of 2011 Session
RICHMOND, VA – Highlighting the legislative achievements of the 60-member strong House Republican Majority Caucus in delivering real reforms and forward-looking investments to address the concerns of the Commonwealth, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) today highlighted the positive results of the policy initiatives advanced by House Republicans this year. After cutting fees, reducing authorized debt, investing … Read More
Virginia’s Lessons for America: Speaker Howell on WRVA
Catch Speaker Howell’s interview on WRVA’s Jimmy Barrett show. Filling in for Jimmy, guest host Congressman Randy Forbes and the Speaker discussed the lessons Washington can learn from Virginia: The no-tax-increase way from a $4.2 Billion deficit to a balanced budget How to foster a pro-business, pro-jobs economy As well as the sure-fire method to stop job creation—create uncertainty for … Read More
Landes Explains Senate’s Bad Revenue Estimate
Del. Steve Landes (R-Augusta) relays a lesson the Senate has failed to learn–you have to know how much you can spend before you start spending it. The Senate Budget makes promises that responsible revenue figures won’t support. Landes details the flaws in the Senate revenue estimates and their irresponsible decision not to provide for a deposit to begin replenishing the … Read More
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