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Coal Ash Special Update

Coal Ash Special Update
January 24, 2019

Dear Friend, Over the last few years, many of you have asked me what the state is doing to clean up coal ash located in Chesterfield and elsewhere in Virginia. I have met one-on-one with many of you regarding this matter and have worked tirelessly to find a solution that works for our community. Today,…

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Speaker of the House of Delegates Kirk Cox holds annual Telephone Town Hall for the 2019 General Assembly Session

Speaker of the House of Delegates Kirk Cox holds annual Telephone Town Hall for the 2019 General Assembly Session
January 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2019 On Thursday, Speaker of the House of Delegates Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) held his annual Telephone Town Hall for the 2019 General Assembly session. This event allows Speaker Cox to connect with hundreds of his constituents through a conference call format to discuss current issues, answer specific policy questions,…

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General Assembly Update: Week 2

General Assembly Update: Week 2
January 18, 2019

Dear Friend, The 2019 General Assembly session is now in full swing. Several pieces of legislation have already passed the House and hundreds more are working their way through the committee process. During this short 46-day session, we must work efficiently to ensure that our work is completed on time. Legislative Priorities This week, leaders…

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General Assembly Update: Week 2

General Assembly Update: Week 2
January 18, 2019

Dear Friend, The 2019 General Assembly session is now in full swing. Several pieces of legislation have already passed the House and hundreds more are working their way through the committee process. During this short 46-day session, we must work efficiently to ensure that our work is completed on time. Legislative Priorities This week, leaders…

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Speaker Cox meets with American Legion State Leadership and the Joint Leadership Council of Veteran Services Organizations

Speaker Cox meets with American Legion State Leadership and the Joint Leadership Council of Veteran Services Organizations
January 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2019 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox on Wednesday welcomed the American Legion State Leadership and the Joint Leadership Council of Veteran Services Organizations to the Capitol. Speaker Cox discussed efforts to support our veterans and listened to the group’s ideas on how ensure that Virginia is the most…

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General Assembly Update: Week 1

General Assembly Update: Week 1
January 11, 2019

Dear Friend, The 2019 session of the General Assembly is officially underway! Throughout this 46-day “short session,” I will send out a weekly email detailing several points from the week. I welcome your feedback and will strive to reply to any questions you have in a timely manner. 400 Years This year’s session holds special…

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Speaker introduces bill creating higher education partnership agreements addressing talent, affordability, and performance-based accountability

Speaker introduces bill creating higher education partnership agreements addressing talent, affordability, and performance-based accountability
January 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2019 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox introduced legislation Friday to create partnership performance agreements between Virginia and individual public colleges and universities. The agreements will include mutual commitments by the Commonwealth and individual higher education institutions on initiatives to increase the talent pipeline and economic growth, improve college…

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Speaker Cox Announces Changes to Standing Committees of the Virginia House of Delegates

Speaker Cox Announces Changes to Standing Committees of the Virginia House of Delegates
January 9, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2019 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) on Wednesday announced changes to the standing committees of the Virginia House of Delegates for the 2019 General Assembly Session. Pursuant to House Rule 15, all committee members are appointed by the Speaker, who also designates the chairman and vice…

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Top 10 Moments of 2018

Top 10 Moments of 2018
December 28, 2018

Dear Friend, All things considered, 2018 was a good year. As I have for the past two years, I wanted to provide you a highlight of what took place. Here’s my top 10 moments from 2018: 1. Being Elected Speaker In January, I was elected as the 55th Speaker of the House of Delegates. I’m…

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