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Cox Bill to Support Innovative Rehab for Wounded Warriors Advances

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HB 128 advanced out of subcommittee today with unanimous, bipartisan support. Del. Kirk Cox introduced the bill to provide a free, one-year fishing license to military personnel and veterans with service connected disabilities receiving treatment from a military or veterans hospital in Virginia or an adjoining state. The idea for the bill came from a program started at Walter Reeed … Read More

McDonnell Highlights House Republicans in State of the Commonwealth

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Governor McDonnell highlighted the great policy initiatives led by Republican members of the House in his first State of the Commonwealth Address: Caucus Chairman Sam Nixon‘s bill will grant an income tax exemption for qualified investments by technology and science startup businesses. HB 523. Delegate Terry Kilgore will help the Governor create an energy corridor in Southern and Southwest Virginia. … Read More

Howell responds to Kaine’s Tax-Hike Budget

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Following Kaine’s presentation to the General Assembly’s money committees of his budget, Speaker Howell issued a statement (see press release) highlighting the impact of Kaine’s tax increase proposals on Virginia families. Howell committed the House Republican Caucus to working with Governor-elect McDonnell to delivering a structurally balanced budget on times, matching spending to available revenue.