Gear Resigns from House

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Delegate Tom Gear (R-Hampton), resigned, effective today, from the House of Delegates, creating a vacancy in District 91. The Caucus wishes Delegate Gear the best as he continues to deal with Multiple Sclerosis and supports close family members suffering from major illnesses. The Daily Press has coverage of Delegate Gear’s career of public service. Because the General Assembly is not … Read More

Griffith to Start NASCAR’s Food City 250 in Bristol

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House Majority Leader, Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), has been tapped as honorary starter for the Food City 250 NASCAR Race at the Bristol Motor Speedway. NASCAR fans can cheer on their favorite drivers, as well as Griffith in his race for Congress. Bristol Motor Speedway is the most popular track on the Nationwide Stock Car Series circuit, often drawing over … Read More

Hugo Elected Caucus Chair

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Richmond, VA (April 21, 2010)–Today, the Virginia House Republican Caucus voted unanimously to elect Delegate Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax) to serve as the Republican Caucus Chairman. The position, previously held by former Delegate Sam Nixon, was left vacant when Nixon resigned to become Chief Information Officer of the Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA). “As recognized leader within the Caucus, Tim … Read More

Dem Leader Armstrong Schooled in Parliamentary Procedure

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Welcome to a new feature on the House Republican Caucus Blog—the Puckish Parliamentarian, which will bring you entertaining notes from the House floor. It seems appropriate to release this installment for the Democratic Party of Virginia’s Jefferson-Jackson Weekend, which, according to the Washington Post, includes an address by Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Henry), but “no A-list speaker.” With Armstrong getting dissed … Read More