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Gilbert: If Democrats Won’t Conduct a Real Investigation of the Parole Board , Republicans Will

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “Democrats got exactly what they paid for in their $250,000 ‘investigation’ into the Office of State Inspector General’s Parole Board review — an excuse to ignore the entire situation. “Taxpayers, on the other hand, got nothing. They didn’t get answers as to why the Attorney General’s office — held by a … Read More

Northam: Teachers Who Don’t Push Critical Race Theory are ‘Inadequate’

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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

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on OSIG Investigation Report

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Parol Board HQ

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “House Democrats needed a way to discredit the plethora of damning Office of State Inspector General reports into the Parole Board, but they couldn’t risk turning over too many stones to do it. That’s why today’s report doesn’t reflect a critical look at the Parole Board, but rather scrutiny of OSIG’s … Read More

Gilbert: House Democrats Have Nominated the Most Far-Left Ticket in Virginia History

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “With today’s vote, Democrats have nominated a statewide ticket that seeks to further erode public safety, continue to hamper our children’s education, and weaken Virginia’s economic competitiveness. “The Democratic ticket of Terry McAuliffe, who was lambasted by his fellow Democrats as being a ‘failure’ as Governor, Hala Ayala, who made news … Read More

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on Results in HD 82 Firehouse Primary

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The winning ticket in HD82

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “On behalf of the House Republican Caucus, I want to congratulate Anne Ferrell Tata on her win in today’s firehouse primary in House District 82. The citizens of Virginia Beach will be well served by Anne Ferrell as their voice in Richmond. I want to thank Kathy Owens for putting her … Read More

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on Results of the 2021 Republican Convention

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement on the results of the 2021 Republican Convention: “Congratulations to our statewide Republican ticket for 2021: Glenn Youngkin, the next Governor of Virginia, former Del. Winsome Sears, the next Lt. Governor of Virginia, and Del. Jason Miyares, the next Attorney General of Virginia! The voters have given us three outstanding standard … Read More