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Speaker Cox outlines planned schedule for Special Election in House District 24

Speaker Cox outlines planned schedule for Special Election in House District 24
November 9, 2018

Speaker Cox intends to issue on Tuesday, November 13th a Writ of Election for a Special Election to occur on Tuesday, December 18th.

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Speaker Kirk Cox outlines two dozen priority recommendations for Select Committee on School Safety

Speaker Kirk Cox outlines two dozen priority recommendations for Select Committee on School Safety
November 8, 2018

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox released on Thursday a list of 24 priority recommendations for the House Select Committee on School Safety to present to the General Assembly for the 2019 Session. In a memo to Select Committee members, Speaker Cox said he wanted to ensure the most important and effective recommendations are…

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Speaker Cox congratulates Joe McNamara on election to the Virginia House of Delegates

Speaker Cox congratulates Joe McNamara on election to the Virginia House of Delegates
November 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2018 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) released the following statement Tuesday evening following Joe McNamara’s election to the Virginia House of Delegates. McNamara will represent Virginia’s 8th House of Delegates District. “I want to congratulate Joe and his team on a hard fought victory. Joe ran…

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Speaker Cox congratulates Ben Cline on election to the United States House of Representatives

Speaker Cox congratulates Ben Cline on election to the United States House of Representatives
November 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2018 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) released the following statement Tuesday evening following Ben Cline’s election to the United States House of Representatives. Cline will vacate his House of Delegates seat where he has represented the 24th District with honor and integrity for 15 years. “Congratulations…

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More than 1,200 regulations identified for elimination under 2018 regulatory reform bill

More than 1,200 regulations identified for elimination under 2018 regulatory reform bill
October 26, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2018 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox announced on Friday that more than 1,200 regulations have been identified for elimination under a regulatory reform bill passed by the General Assembly in 2018, according to a preliminary report from the Secretary of Finance. Speaker Cox and General Assembly leaders received…

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Update from Speaker Cox

Update from Speaker Cox
October 12, 2018

Dear Friend, I’ll start with some sad news…the Yankees won’t be going to the World Series this year. I’m a HUGE Yankees fan and was disappointed to see their loss to Boston. But there’s always hope for next year. For more positive news, I’ll update you on ways we’re making college more affordable, Real ID,…

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Veterans Update from Speaker Kirk Cox

Veterans Update from Speaker Kirk Cox
October 10, 2018

As fall has now arrived and we begin to anticipate the weather turning cooler, a first reminder that Election Day is approaching and the registration deadline will soon be here (15 October). One of the ways veterans continue to serve their communities and nation is by voting and this election is very important for the…

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Delegate Margaret Ransone introduces bill to guarantee nonpartisan administration of elections; address concerns found in recent JLARC report

Delegate Margaret Ransone introduces bill to guarantee nonpartisan administration of elections; address concerns found in recent JLARC report
October 9, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2018 Delegate Margaret Ransone on Tuesday filed legislation that reforms the State Board of Elections to guarantee the nonpartisan administration of elections in the Commonwealth. Addressing concerns of political bias found in a recent JLARC report, House Bill 1620 increases from three to six the number of members on the…

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House of Delegates to reconvene Special Session on October 21st

House of Delegates to reconvene Special Session on October 21st
October 2, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2018 Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) announced on Tuesday plans to reconvene the House on Sunday, October 21st at 5 p.m. to take up House Bill 7003. Cox says he expects the House of Delegates to also convene again on Monday morning. “I am reconvening the…

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