Tag: House Republican
The House Republican Caucus unanimously elected its next leadership team, headed up by Del. Kirk Cox.
Delegate Ronald A. Villanueva and Senator Siobhan S. Dunnavant delivered the Republican perspective on the State of Commonwealth.
House Republican leaders issued the following statement Friday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments.
House Republican leaders issued the following statement Thursday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments.
House Republican leaders highlighted the success of their policy agenda at crossover in a press conference on Wednesday.
The House Republican Classroom Success Agenda for the 2015 General Assembly has found broad bipartisan support in passing the House of Delegates.
House Republican leaders announced their education agenda for the 2015 General Assembly on a press conference call with reporters Thursday.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax), Majority Whip Jackson H. Miller (R-Manassas) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) issued the following statement Wednesday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments.
Virginia House of Delegates Republican leaders on Wednesday proposed a $100 gift cap on both tangible and intangible gifts.
Dave Brat was frustrated when powerful House Republican leader Eric Cantor seemed to be avoiding his requests for a debate during their congressional nomination race.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement Tuesday on the upcoming special session of the General Assembly.
Today, Governor McAuliffe unveiled his plan to help Virginians gain routine healthcare coverage through a series of executive actions.
You have to wonder how Phil Puckett and Terry Kilgore reacted to the news that former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted on multiple federal corruption charges related to $170,000 in loans and gifts that the former First Couple received from a state businessman.
Last night, at a standing room only rally headlined by conservative radio and TV host Laura Ingraham, Dave Brat received a raucous welcome from more than 660 constituents from all counties of the Seventh Congressional District.
Last night in Waynesboro, Republican Delegate Dickie Bell held a town hall with Koch Brother funded Americans for Prosperity.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax) and Majority Whip Jackson Miller (R-Manassas) sent a letter Tuesday to U.S. Sen. Mark Warner urging the senator to denounce Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to hold the state budget hostage to Medicaid expansion.
They don’t want to hear this from me; they don’t want to hear it from anybody, really. But it needs to be said: Virginia House Republicans would be wise to pick another battle, because the Medicaid expansion fight is lost.
The Washington Post reported Friday on the stakes for Virginians and health care providers in the ongoing debate over taking federal money to close the coverage gap. It also proved yet again how out of touch House Republicans are with the crisis facing many Virginians who would benefit from expanded access to health care.
There are a lot of citizens depending on the state to pass a budget before the July 1 deadline. House Republican Leadership has called for a special session after we pass the budget to debate the issues of ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion on its merits.
Today 636 business and industry organizations from across the country signed onto a joint letter to House Speaker John Boehner calling for immigration reform this year.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is none too pleased that Senate Republicans broke off bipartisan budget negotiations to allow House Republicans time to craft a partisan budget proposal that has little chance of seeing the light of day.
In their efforts to defund the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives also demanded a $29 billion tax break for one of the country’s more profitable industries, medical device-makers.
Speaking on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine highlighted the ongoing negative impact of the government shutdown in Virginia, and again urged House Republican leaders to re-open government, pay the nation’s bills on time and negotiate on a long term budget.
Video Blog www.whitehouse.gov President Barack Obama takes questions from members of the House Republican caucus at the GOP House Issues Conference in Baltimore, Md., on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010. The video is courtesy the White House channel on YouTube.
House Democrats are claiming victory in a decision by the Republican majority in the lower chamber of the Virginia General Assembly to record subcommittee votes in the upcoming legislative session. Me, I’m wondering if this change in approach from the GOP might be a setup for some election-year gimmickry.