Statement of House Republicans on Deployment of National Guard Troops to Texas

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House Speaker Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Lack of action at the federal level has made every state a border state. I commend and support Governor Youngkin’s actions today in the strongest possible terms. The fentanyl crisis that claims an average of five Virginians lives every day has its roots at the southern border. Drug cartels smuggle their lethal … Read More

Statement of Speaker Gilbert on Protests at VCU, JMU Events

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House Speaker Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, issued the following statement: “I would be remiss if I didn’t commend Virginia Commonwealth University for the way they handled last night’s disruptive protest at the Students for Life event. The expectations for those attending the event were made clear from the beginning, and when those rules were violated by protesters, campus police quickly and … Read More

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