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House Republicans: Northam’s Budget Will Be Reviewed and Revised

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Governor Northam presented his 2022-2024 biennial budget today. The Governor’s budget will be reviewed and revised in the coming months. House Republican leaders issued the following statements: Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert gave the following statement: “House Republicans will work with the incoming administration and our colleagues in the Senate to ensure Virginia budgets responsibly. The excess revenues Virginia is currently experiencing … Read More

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert Announces Legislative Staff Appointments

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Virginia House of Delegates Speaker-Designee Todd Gilbert today announced staff assignments and appointments to the Speaker’s office. “I am thrilled to have such capable staff working to help House Republicans as we begin to govern for Virginians,” Gilbert said. “The level of experience present in this team is remarkable, covering the width and breadth of the Commonwealth and the issues … Read More

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert Announces Additional Committee Chairs for the 2022-23 Session

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert today announced the chairs of six additional House standing committees. “I’m pleased to announce more of the House of Delegates leadership team for the upcoming General Assembly session. These new committee chairs will bring a breadth of experience to their new assignments. I look forward to working with all of them to enact our shared common-sense, conservative … Read More

Recount in HD 91 Reaffirms Cordoza Win, 52 Republican Seats in House of Delegates

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The recount has reaffirmed what Election Day and canvass already told us — that A.C. Cordoza is the Delegate-elect from the 91st district, and Republicans will hold 52 seats in the House of Delegates come January. “We will continue to work with the outgoing Democratic majority for a timely transition so as to … Read More

Statement of Speaker-designee Gilbert on Virginia’s Withdrawal from RGGI

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “I applaud Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin for his pledge to remove Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Public policy must achieve results. If it doesn’t, then it’s not good policy. “Virginia’s participation in RGGI was premised on the fact that it showed ‘leadership’ in combating climate change. The cost of RGGI to Virginia … Read More

Del. Barry Knight to Chair House Appropriations Committee

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Chairman Knight

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert announced today that Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) will serve as Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee for the coming 2022-23 General Assembly Session. “I am thrilled to announce that Delegate Knight will serve as the next Chair of the House Appropriations Committee. Barry has served diligently on the committee for many years and will deftly transition … Read More

Recount in HD 85 Reaffirms Greenhalgh Win, Republican Majority in House of Delegates

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Greenhalgh Wins

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The recount has reaffirmed what Election Day and canvass already told us — that Karen Greenhalgh is the Delegate-elect from the 85th district, and Republicans will retake the majority in the House of Delegates. “With only one recount outstanding, House Republicans are excited to begin working for the people of Virginia. Now that … Read More

House Republican Caucus to Nominate G. Paul Nardo to be Clerk of the House of Delegates

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “It is my honor today to announce that the Honorable G. Paul Nardo has been nominated by the House Republican Caucus to serve as Clerk of the House of Delegates and Keeper of the Rolls of the Commonwealth. “The hallmark of Paul’s prior service as Clerk was professionalism, and he ensured the House … 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