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Delegate Cox outlines expanded vision for Online Virginia Network

Delegate Cox outlines expanded vision for Online Virginia Network
May 14, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2020 COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Delegate Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) on Thursday outlined an expanded vision for the Online Virginia Network, citing lessons learned from and a need to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cox, speaking at his last meeting as Chair of the OVN Board, said OVN should broaden…

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Reconvene Session Update

Reconvene Session Update
April 24, 2020

  Dear Friend, On Wednesday, the General Assembly met for its constitutionally-mandated Reconvene Session. For over eight hours, the House of Delegates met outdoors on Capitol Square debating the Governor’s amendments to previously passed legislation, including the state budget. I want to take this opportunity to provide you with an recap of the day’s events….

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Congress passes COVID-19 legislation

Congress passes COVID-19 legislation
March 27, 2020

  Dear Friend, A short while ago, the United States House of Representatives passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Senate unanimously passed the legislation earlier this week and President Trump has indicated he will sign the bill. The CARES Act provides $2 trillion in federal aid to counter the negative…

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Additional COVID-19 Resources

Additional COVID-19 Resources
March 25, 2020

  Dear Friend, Much has changed since my recent email update last Friday, including the issuance of Executive Order 53. I want to take this opportunity to relay to you additional information that may impact you and your family. Below you will find information on schools, delayed tax deadlines, small business disaster loans, unemployment, and…

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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources
March 19, 2020

  Dear Friend, I wanted to take a moment this afternoon to share with you several resources related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As your Delegate, I want to ensure that you have the necessary information to keep you and your family both safe and healthy. A state of emergency was declared for Virginia on…

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General Assembly Update: State Budget

General Assembly Update: State Budget
March 12, 2020

  Dear Friend, The House of Delegates will convene at 10 am today to complete one of our final actions of the 2020 session: adopting the state budget. As promised in my most recent email update, I wanted to break down a number of key points in this year’s budget. As a reminder, the Constitution…

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General Assembly Update: Week 9

General Assembly Update: Week 9
March 8, 2020

  Dear Friend, Following several late night floor sessions this week, the 2020 General Assembly is heading into extra innings. With Saturday’s midnight deadline approaching and dozens of bills still not finalized, the House voted to extend the deadline for most bills until 6PM on Sunday. The House and Senate will come back on Thursday…

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General Assembly Update: Week 2

General Assembly Update: Week 2
February 14, 2020

Dear Friend, The second week of the General Assembly session just wrapped up. A number of resolutions were voted on by the House this week, but no bills have made it to the floor for a vote. If you’re interested, you can view daily legislation calendars for the House and Senate by clicking here. Committees…

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General Assembly Update: Week 1

General Assembly Update: Week 1
January 13, 2020

The 2020 General Assembly session is officially underway! As I have in year’s past, I’ll be writing a weekly email that covers the actions of the House of Delegates. I hope that you’ll find these weekly updates informative and useful. Opening Day The House of Delegates officially convened at 12 noon on Wednesday, January 8th…

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