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Statement from Former House Speaker Kirk Cox on the nomination of Delegate Todd Gilbert to serve as 57th Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates

Statement from Former House Speaker Kirk Cox on the nomination of Delegate Todd Gilbert to serve as 57th Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates
November 14, 2021

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2021   COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Former House Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) released the below statement following the nominated of Delegate Todd Gilbert to serve as the 57th Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates: “Congratulations to Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert for being nominated by the House Republican Caucus as…

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It All Comes Down To Voting

It All Comes Down To Voting
November 1, 2021

  Dear Friend, For nearly 32 years I have had the distinct honor of representing Colonial Heights and Chesterfield in the Virginia House of Delegates. During that time, I have really tried to take your concerns to Richmond and work very hard to make life better for the residents of the 66th district. That includes…

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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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