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Speaker Kirk Cox joins President Donald Trump at White House for VA Mission Act signing ceremony

Speaker Kirk Cox joins President Donald Trump at White House for VA Mission Act signing ceremony
June 6, 2018

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox was invited by the White House to join President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday for the signing of the VA Mission Act, bipartisan legislation passed by Congress to overhaul healthcare delivery services provided to our nation’s heroes by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The…

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Statement of House Speaker Kirk Cox on House passage of 2018-2020 state budget

Statement of House Speaker Kirk Cox on House passage of 2018-2020 state budget
May 31, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2018 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) issued the following statement Wednesday after the House of Delegates voted to accept the Senate amendments to House Bills 5001 and 5002, passing the state budget. The budget bills will now go directly to Governor Ralph Northam for his signature….

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Statement of Speaker Kirk Cox on further Senate delays

Statement of Speaker Kirk Cox on further Senate delays
May 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2018 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) issued the following statement Tuesday after the Senate of Virginia delayed action on the state budget another week. “The House of Delegates passed a budget five weeks ago. Since then, the Senate Finance Committee had ample time to draft a…

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Speaker Kirk Cox honored with Virginia Chamber of Commerce Free Enterprise Award

Speaker Kirk Cox honored with Virginia Chamber of Commerce Free Enterprise Award
May 16, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2018 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox was honored Tuesday night with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Free Enterprise Award for his work to improve healthcare access, invest in transportation infrastructure, and strong record of supporting business in the Commonwealth. The award was announced at the Chamber’s annual dinner…

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Update from Speaker Kirk Cox

Update from Speaker Kirk Cox
May 10, 2018

Dear Friend, From meeting with constituents to providing legislative updates to civic groups, it’s been a busy few weeks here in the office. It’s my hope that these regular email updates keep you in the loop. I’m here to serve you and your family. Budget Update As you may know, the General Assembly adjourned the…

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Matoaca Megasite Statement

Matoaca Megasite Statement
April 27, 2018

Friends, As your Delegate, I represent your voice in the General Assembly on issues that affect the state. In addition to being your Delegate, I’m also your neighbor in Colonial Heights and a former teacher at Manchester High School in Chesterfield County. My duty lies in state public service, but my family and home are…

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Village News: ‘Mr. Speaker’ Cox takes helm of state assembly where he has served 27 years

Village News: ‘Mr. Speaker’ Cox takes helm of state assembly where he has served 27 years
April 6, 2018

April 3, 2018 | Caleb Soptelean Kirk Cox enjoys his job, and as the 55th speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, he hopes to continue in that post for several more years. Cox, R-Colonial Heights, became speaker in January when he began serving his 28th year in the state Assembly. He was elected to…

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Update from Speaker Kirk Cox

Update from Speaker Kirk Cox
March 30, 2018

Dear Friend, I wish I could open this email update with a comment like “I’m glad warmer temperatures have arrived,” but we live in Virginia–no one ever knows what the weather is doing. As the General Assembly is now adjourned, I will from time to time send you updates regarding both state matters and community…

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Women Veterans Week

Women Veterans Week
March 19, 2018

The 2018 General Assembly (GA) session adjourned on 10 March having accomplished much but also with work left undone. The House of Delegates successfully advanced several major priorities as part of the practical solutions to everyday issues agenda, including legislation to address our teacher shortage, lower the cost of medical prescriptions, create avenues to get…

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