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House Republicans to introduce legislation prohibiting release of student information to third party groups

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Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates announced Tuesday that Delegates Joseph Yost (R-Giles) and Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg) will introduce legislation to protect student privacy by prohibiting state colleges and universities from releasing student directory information to third parties without the express written permission of the student.

House Republican Leaders react to single payer system proposed by House Democrat candidates

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Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates responded Monday to the 16 Virginia Democratic candidates for the House of Delegates calling for a european-style single-payer healthcare system in the Commonwealth. Led by Lee Carter (D-50) and Elizabeth Guzman (D-31), the 16 House Democrat candidates endorsed a system that they themselves project will cost $23 billion per year and “require … Read More

Statement from House Speaker William J. Howell

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With a heavy heart I am sad to share that Virginia has lost an icon. The Honorable Lacey E. Putney passed away Saturday at the age of 89. The Virginia House of Delegates mourns the loss of an esteemed leader who was here long before any of us arrived, and whose legacy will live on long after all of us are gone.