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House Republicans Vote to End Ban on Gasoline Vehicle Sales

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The House of Delegates today passed House Bill 1378, ending Virginia’s ill-advised link to California’s electric car mandate, restoring Virginian’s freedom to buy gasoline powered cars in the future, and returning control of these policies to elected officials accountable to Virginians. “Our House Republican team is keeping our promise to Virginians to put their elected representatives back in charge of … Read More

House Republicans Pass Tax Relief to Ensure Virginia’s Competitive Future

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The House of Delegates today passed legislation that will lower Virginians’ state tax burden and make the Commonwealth more competitive for business development. House Bills 2138 and 2319 now head to the Senate for consideration. These two bills make fundamental improvements to Virginia’s tax system. Taken together with last year’s tax relief, families will be paying $1,900 less on average … Read More

Virginia House Republicans Laud Governor Youngkin’s Bold Vision for Virginia’s Future

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Members of the House Republican Leadership team issued the following statements after Governor Glenn Youngkin’s State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday: Speaker Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah“Governor Youngkin’s speech tonight is a reminder why Virginians elected him and a House Republican majority. We’re here to make life better for all Virginians,” Gilbert said. “Virginians want a world class education for their children, … Read More

Virginia House Republicans Detail 2023 Legislative Agenda

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House Republicans look forward to working with Governor Youngkin to provide much needed tax relief to every Virginian, by cutting income taxes, ending the tax on groceries, and lowering prescription drug costs to put more money back into the pockets of hard-working Virginia families.

Speaker Todd Gilbert Congratulates Ellen Campbell on her Election Victory

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House Speaker Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Let me be the first to congratulate Ellen Campbell on her win tonight and welcome her to the House of Delegates. I’m confident that Ellen will continue the strong public service of her late husband, Ronnie, for the citizens of the 24th District. Ellen will be a strong voice for commonsense, conservative … Read More

Statement of Speaker Gilbert on the Passing of Delegate Ronnie Campbell

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Speaker Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “This morning’s news is the worst. Delegate Ronnie Campbell has lost his fight with cancer. Virginia has lost good man and dedicated public servant, the House of Delegates has lost a sterling voice, and I have lost a good friend. “Ronnie devoted his life to serving others. First as a State Trooper, then … Read More

Statement of Speaker Gilbert on U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

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House Speaker Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The Supreme Court of the United States today corrected a nearly five-decades old decision and returned power to the states as it relates to abortion. I have been a pro-life delegate since being elected in 2005, and will remain pro-life as Speaker of the House of Delegates. “All Virginians want fewer abortions, … Read More

Statement of Speaker Gilbert on Worker Safety Board’s Actions

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House Speaker Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, issued the following statement regarding the Worker Safety Board’s vote to repeal former Governor Northam’s unworkable COVID-19 safety regulations: “Yesterday’s vote is a win for Virginia businesses of all sizes. Not only were the Northam rules onerous, they were inflexible. Rather than change as our understanding of the pandemic changed, the rules remained fixed. Uncounted … Read More