Recent News

51 by 51: New Jobs Coming to Virginia

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, 51 by 51Leave a Comment

51 by 51 New Jobs Coming to Virginia Virginia is consistently ranked as a top state for doing business by numerous publications. This year the Republican-led House of Delegates passed legislation and incentives packages to help bring tens of thousands of new jobs to Virginia. Most notably after a nationwide search, Amazon chose Virginia as the location for their “HQ2” project, bringing more than … Read More

51 by 51: Tuition Freeze

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, 51 by 51Leave a Comment

51 by 51 Tuition Freeze Virginia students borrow over $1 billion per year to attend college, creating a mounting pile of student debt that hurts our economy and our children’s futuer. Making college more affordable has long been a priority of the House of Delegates, and this year’s budget takes a huge step on higher education affordability. The budget includes $57 … Read More

51 by 51: Passed a Conservative and Balanced Budget

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, 51 by 51Leave a Comment

51 by 51 Passed a Conservative and Balanced Budget We are continuing to highlight 51 unique accomplishments of the 51 members of the Republican-led House of Delegates from the 2019 General Assembly session. The final piece of legislation we passed just this past Sunday was a conservative and balanced budget. The budget is the most important responsibility of the General … Read More

51 by 51: Pay Raises for Teachers

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, 51 by 51Leave a Comment

51 by 51:The House Republican Agenda Over the next seven weeks, we’re going to highlight 51 unique accomplishments of the Republican-led House of Delegates. Yesterday we highlighted the nearly $1 billion tax relief package that puts more money back in the pockets of hard working families.  In addition to tax relief, the budget passed by the General Assembly includes funding … Read More

Speaker Kirk Cox named Co-Vice Chair of Republican Legislative Campaign Committee 2019 Executive Committee

HouseGOPPress ReleasesLeave a Comment

The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee announced Tuesday that Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox will serve as Co-Vice Chairman of the 2019 Executive Committee. The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to electing more Republicans to state legislatures. The RLCC’s primary mission is gaining and growing Republican control of more state legislative chambers by targeting national resources … Read More

51 by 51: The House Republican Agenda

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, 51 by 51Leave a Comment

Over the next seven weeks, we’re going to highlight 51 unique accomplishments of the Republican-led House of Delegates.   The 2019 General Assembly Session produced a stark contrast for Virginia. The controversies of the Democratic statewide office holders have led to chaos and embarrassment for our state. On the other hand, the Republican-led General Assembly has delivered leadership and results … Read More

House of Delegates adjourns 2019 Session after passing tax relief, balanced budget & school safety legislation

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The Virginia House of Delegates adjourned sine die on Sunday, concluding an overwhelmingly successful 2019 General Assembly session. The House of Delegates passed a $1 billion tax relief package, balanced the budget without raising taxes, advanced over a dozen measures to make schools safer, passed bills to make college more affordable, and acted on a package of legislation to address … Read More

ICYMI: Every way the Virginia House Democrats said no to reviewing sexual assault allegations against Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Speaker Kirk Cox (R – Colonial Heights) has spent the past week repeatedly pressing our Democratic colleagues to work with us in a bipartisan way on a formal investigation. House Republicans proposed a special subcommittee of Courts, comprised of five Republicans and five Democrats, to inquire into the allegations in a non-partisan manner.  House Democrats have taken a far different approach to … Read More

General Assembly passes legislation creating maternal mortality review team

HouseGOP2019 General Assembly, Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The Virginia General Assembly has passed HB 2546, legislation creating a maternal mortality review team within the Virginia Department of Health. “There is nothing more precious than a mother bringing a newborn child into this world” said Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights). “Sadly, too many mothers are dying from preventable childbirth complications and many more suffering severe injuries during childbirth. This legislation will … Read More