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Statement from former House Speaker Kirk Cox on the Impending Retirement of JMU’s Charles W. King, Jr.

Statement from former House Speaker Kirk Cox on the Impending Retirement of JMU’s Charles W. King, Jr.
September 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2021   COLONIAL HEIGHTS – Former House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) today released the following statement on the impending retirement of Charles “Charlie” W. King, Jr., senior vice president of James Madison University. “Congratulations are in order for my good friend Charlie King as he announces his retirement…

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Special Session Update

Special Session Update
August 12, 2021

Dear Friend, The General Assembly on Tuesday concluded a six-day special legislative session for the purposes of electing judges and appropriating federal COVID relief funds allocated to Virginia by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Today, I’d like to give you an update on what has taken place in Richmond over the last week and…

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New Laws Effective Today

New Laws Effective Today
July 1, 2021

  Dear Friend, July 1st is here, and, in accordance with the Constitution of Virginia, bills passed during the recent legislative session go into effect unless otherwise noted in the bill’s text. There is no shortage of changes to Virginia law, many of which will have a direct impact on families across the state. Today,…

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Statement of Kirk Cox on resignation of General J.H. Binford Peay, III

Statement of Kirk Cox on resignation of General J.H. Binford Peay, III
October 26, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2020 COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Delegate Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) released the following statement Monday on the resignation Virginia Military Institute Superintendent General J.H. Binford Peay, III: “I want to thank and congratulate General Peay on his service to the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia. “After…

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Statement of Delegate Kirk Cox regarding further state budget delays

Statement of Delegate Kirk Cox regarding further state budget delays
October 15, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2020 COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA — Delegate Kirk Cox released the following statement on Thursday after a backroom ‘deal’ was announced between the Governor, Senate Democrats, and House Democrats to delay the finalization of the state budget because of a disagreement over the bipartisan redistricting amendment on the ballot in…

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Special Session Update

Special Session Update
October 14, 2020

  Dear Friend, I’m writing today to provide you with an update regarding the ongoing special legislative session. The General Assembly convened as constitutionally required back in August with the goal of plugging a $2.8 billion hole in the state budget. To date, we have been in session for nearly three months without a budget…

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Early Voting Starts Today

Early Voting Starts Today
September 18, 2020

  Dear Friend, The commercials can only mean one thing…election season is upon us. While Election Day may seem a ways off, you can actually start casting your vote today. Because of a number of changes in election law, I wanted to share with you several important pieces of information to help you prepare for…

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Statement of Delegate Kirk Cox on the passing of former Lieutenant Governor John Hager

Statement of Delegate Kirk Cox on the passing of former Lieutenant Governor John Hager
August 24, 2020

  COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Delegate M. Kirkland Cox (R-Colonial Heights) released the following statement on the passing of former lieutenant governor John Hager on August 23, 2020. “Julie and I are heartbroken to learn of the passing of our dear friend John Hager. We join Virginians from all walks of life in recognizing and memorializing his…

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Tax Free Weekend 2020

Tax Free Weekend 2020
August 6, 2020

  Dear Friend, Virginia’s annual Tax Free Weekend is coming up this weekend, August 7th through 9th. Over the course of the weekend, you can shop tax free on school supplies, clothing under $100, emergency preparedness items, and EnergyStar™ and WaterSense™ products. From Virginia Tax, here’s a short list of qualifying items: School supplies, clothing…

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