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Election Day Less Than 50 Days Away

Election Day Less Than 50 Days Away
September 22, 2015

Much focus has been placed on the 2016 Presidential race with the recent Republican debates. However, with elections less than 50 days away, I wanted to remind of you of the critical state and local elections that are on the ballot this year. The House Republican Caucus is running several world class challenger candidates across…

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Endorsement – EPA Push Back – Meeting Constituents

Endorsement – EPA Push Back – Meeting Constituents
September 2, 2015

Endorsement – EPA Push Back – Meeting Constituents I hope everyone has enjoyed the summer and parents and students are ready to return to their school routines next week. Julie and I have just sent another freshman off to college leaving us with just one in high school at home! In this Update, I note…

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Progress Index: Del. Kirk Cox recognized for his efforts in building apprentice academies

Progress Index: Del. Kirk Cox recognized for his efforts in building apprentice academies
August 21, 2015

By Amir Vera, Progress-Index PRINCE GEORGE — Del. Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, was honored Thursday for his efforts to bring a chain of apprentice academies to the Southern region of the state. The board of directors of both the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, or CCAM, and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems, or CCALS,…

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School Transparency – Sales Tax Holiday – Cox Interns – Job Fair

School Transparency – Sales Tax Holiday – Cox Interns – Job Fair
July 30, 2015

Special Note: National Night Out (NNO) is next Tuesday, August 4th. NNO is a cohesive effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie. Several Chesterfield neighborhoods are hosting events. I will be riding around with local police to visit with constituents during their celebrations.   In this update, I want…

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Good News for VA – Budget Surplus

Good News for VA – Budget Surplus
July 14, 2015

Yesterday, we learned that Virginia ended the fiscal year with a $553 million budget surplus.   The General Assembly’s cautious approach and responsible stewardship of taxpayer dollars is the reason for this good news. We acted quickly last year to close a projected $2.4 billion shortfall. This year, we adopted a series of conservative amendments…

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SCOTUS Rulings – Parole – Higher Ed Panel

SCOTUS Rulings – Parole – Higher Ed Panel
July 7, 2015

I hope everyone had an enjoyable Independence Day.   In this Update, I share recent important rulings from the Supreme Court of the United States, discuss Governor McAuliffe’s proposal to reinstate parole, highlight a Panel I hosted on Virginia’s higher education system, share the latest “In Due Course” article outlining key 2015 Virginia legislation, and…

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Upcoming Events: Reconvene Session, 19th Annual Legislative Breakfast

Upcoming Events: Reconvene Session, 19th Annual Legislative Breakfast
April 13, 2015

I hope you had an enjoyable Easter with your family and friends.   In this update, I provide a preview of what to expect during the April 15th Reconvened Session, give you a preview of my Legislative breakfast, share helpful information for renovation plans you may have, and highlight activities and volunteers in the district….

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Cox to seek re-election

Cox to seek re-election
March 11, 2015

Cox to seek re-election – House leader and leading veteran/military supporter seeks reelection to House of Delegates – House of Delegates Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-66) completed requirements for running in the Republican Primary by turning in the necessary documents on March 11th. Republicans approved a primary nomination process to select their candidate for the…

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