House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “After hearing both candidates tonight, it could not be more clear that Glenn Youngkin is the Governor Virginia needs. Glenn has been listening to hard-pressed families who are worried about violent felons being released into their neighborhoods, the quality of their children’s education, the rising cost of living, and whether or … Read More
House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The U.S. Marines and Navy corpsman killed today gave their lives doing what the best of our armed forces have always done: standing in harm’s way, putting themselves between innocent civilians and those who would do them harm. I ask that each and every Virginian join me in holding their loved … Read More
House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The images from Afghanistan over the past 48 hours are horrifying. Innocent civilians attempting to flee 7th century barbarians, some so desperate to escape that they tried to cling to American military aircraft as they departed. They know the Taliban, and they know what is coming. Near certain death was preferable. … Read More
House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert, Caucus Chair Kathy Byron, and Whip Jay Leftwich held a press conference today to discuss the decision by House Democrats to prevent bipartisan discussion and debate regarding amending the biennial budget due to the over $4 billion in Federal relief funding sent to the Commonwealth.
House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Governor Northam failed Virginians throughout the pandemic, and this new guidance is just another example. It is inconsistent with science, passes the buck to local school divisions, will spark mass confusion, and will make it more difficult as our students return to the classroom this fall. It’s an especially cruel requirement … Read More
On the same day that Terry McAuliffe said that the appearance of critical race theory in Virginia schools was a “conspiracy theory” and “totally made up,” Ralph Northam took the opportunity to attack teachers who object to teaching students that they’re either oppressed or oppressors simply based on the color of their skin, and that America is racist beyond redemption. … Read More
The Virginia Department of Education has begun discussions that could lead to the end of Virginia’s Advanced High School Diplomas by ‘consolidating them’ with standard diplomas in the name of ‘equity,’ as well as pushing all advanced math classes back to the 11th Grade for High School students. House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Virginians have had … Read More
With loving apologies to the author. The kids did not learn. The kids did not play.They sat on their laptops for day after day.Virtual learning was here in their room.They spent all their time on an unending Zoom. Loudoun County had problems, and they were not few.Test scores were dropping, and learning was too.But that’s not the problem the Board … Read More