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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

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert Calls for National Guard Mobilization to Rescue Stranded I-95 Motorists

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement Tuesday morning: “The situation on Interstate 95 is untenable. Travelers are trapped – some for nearly 24 hours. But now isn’t the time to place blame for what went wrong. It’s time to get help to those in need. “Local first responders are doing everything they can, but with so many people stranded, … Read More

House Republicans Elect Leadership Team, Nominate Gilbert for Speaker

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The Virginia House Republican Caucus on Sunday unanimously elected its leadership team for the upcoming General Assembly and nominated Del. Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, to serve as Speaker. Del. Terry Kilgore, R-Scott, will serve as House Majority Leader, Caucus Chair Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford, was elected to her second term, and Del. Jay Leftwich, R-Chesapeake, was elected House Majority Whip for … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Local Certification of Races in HD 85, 91

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Today’s certification by the local electoral boards make it official: Karen Greenhalgh and A.C. Cordoza have prevailed in House Districts 85 and 91. I again congratulate the Delegates-elect on their win, and look forward to working with them as members of our 52-member Republican House majority.”

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on the Election of Republican House Majority

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Virginia voters made an historic statement, delivering a clear rebuke of the failed policies of the last two years and electing Republicans up and down the ballot. “In addition to electing Glenn Youngkin, Winsome Sears, and Jason Miyares, voters have given Republicans a majority in the House of Delegates. We have … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on the Passing of Gov. Linwood Holton

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “A giant of Virginia public service has passed, and our Commonwealth mourns the loss of Governor Linwood Holton. Governor Holton was a transformational figure in Virginia politics. More importantly, he was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. I ask all Virginians to join me in keeping the entire Holton family in … Read More

Gilbert: Democrats Who Don’t Disavow NARAL Endorsements Own #DefundThePolice

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NARAL-VA had previously tweeted their support for defunding the police, but did so again on Tuedsay multiple times during an online conversation about where candidates stand on the issue of supporting law enforcement. Democrats have already taken over $300k from Future Now, a left-wing group who has also pushed to defund police departments across the nation. It’s time for them … Read More