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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Tonight’s Gubernatorial Debate

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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 Leadership Statement on Glenn Youngkin’s Day One Game Plan

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Glenn Youngkin announced today his “Day One Game Plan” to provide a comprehensive overview of how he’ll be a Governor that works for all Virginians. From lowering the cost of living, addressing serious public safety challenges, and improving Virginia’s education system, Glenn Youngkin laid out his vision for Virginia. House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert, Caucus Chair Kathy Byron, and Caucus … Read More

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan

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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 Leadership Asks Congressional Delegation for Info on Virginians Stranded in Afghanistan

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Virginia’s House Republican Caucus leadership wants information on how many Virginians remain trapped in Afghanistan, and how the Commonwealth can help get them home. In a letter sent to Virginia’s bipartisan Congressional delegation this week, House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert, Caucus Chair Kathy Byron, and Whip Jay Leftwich asked Virginia’s Senators and Representatives how state government could help get Virginians … Read More

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on the Third Wave of Support from Youngkin’s Virginia Wins PAC

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “I want to personally thank Glenn Youngkin for his support of our House Republican team this year. Talk is cheap, but Glenn is backing up his words not only with his personal resources, but also hard work on the ground. “Glenn Youngkin and his campaign are working hard, and it shows … Read More

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on the Fall of Afghanistan

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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

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on Governor Northam’s Mask Announcement

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Leadership means making and owning tough decisions. That’s the exact opposite of what we saw yesterday from Governor Northam. Rather than simply announcing that he will require masking of vaccinated students and teachers in K-12 schools, he instead decided to hide behind a false interpretation of a law that already delayed … Read More

Two Minutes: House Democrats Kill Every Outside Suggestion for $4 Billion Bill With Virtually No Debate

gshipley2021 General Assembly, Budget

Given no opportunity to participate in a public budgeting process, House Republicans today introduced a floor amendment in the nature of a substitute to HB7001, the Democratic plan to spend more than $4 billion in Federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Democrats killed the bill two minutes after it was introduced on the floor. House Republican Leader … Read More