RPV Statement on Mark Herring

RPV Chairman Jack Wilson issued the following statement today in reaction to AG Mark Herring’s statement: “The Republican Party of Virginia calls on Mark Herring to resign his post as Attorney General. Like we have had to say too many times this week, racism has no place in Virginia and dressing up in blackface is wholly unacceptable.” “In response to …

Senate Republicans Mourn Murder of Trooper Dowell

Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City) today issued the following statement regarding the murder of Virginia State Police Trooper Lucas B. Dowell of Chilhowie: “The killing of Trooper Dowell is a reminder of the very real dangers our State Police and law enforcement professionals face every day they protect and serve the people of Virginia. They and …

RPV’s Call for Ralph Northam’s Resignation

Our call for Ralph Northam’s resignation stands. His self-serving statements did nothing to rectify his past indiscretions. His stance on life and his racist past are inexcusable. Like we said yesterday, Governor Northam has lost the moral authority to govern our Commonwealth.

RPV Decries Governor Northam’s Yearbook Photo

As reported by the Virginian-Pilot, a shocking yearbook photo shows Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and one other, one dressed in KKK garb and the other in blackface. “Racism has no place in Virginia,” said RPV Chairman Jack Wilson. “These pictures are wholly inappropriate. If Governor Northam appeared in blackface or dressed in a KKK robe, he should resign immediately.”

Ralph Northam Gas-Lights Virginia Women

Today, Governor Ralph Northam held a press conference to address the monumental disaster that was the Democrats’ week. Northam was quick to blame Republicans for all of his troubles, but there were several things that Governor Northam neglected to address: Northam didn’t talk about the horrendous interview he did yesterday, but rather went out of his way to say that …

RPV Condemns Barbaric Infanticide in Virginia

Democrats have recently introduced legislation that would allow for an abortion to take place up until just seconds before the baby is born. Patroned by Kathy Tran, a freshman Democrat from Springfield, HB 2491 would eliminate the requirement that the procedure take place at a hospital, eliminate the requirement that an ultrasound be performed, and would enable an abortion to …

House of Delegates budget to include five percent pay raise for public school teachers

In a speech on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates Monday, Appropriations Committee Vice-Chairman Steve Landes announced that the House budget to be released on Sunday will include a five percent pay raise for public school teachers, and does so without raising taxes on hard-working Virginians. “I am proud of Chairman Jones and Vice-Chairman Landes for the hard …

House Finance Committee advances package to ensure $950 million in middle-class tax relief

The Virginia House of Delegates Committee on Finance advanced a package of legislation Monday to prevent Governor Ralph Northam’s middle-class tax increase and ensure $950 million in middle-class tax relief. Legislation carried by Delegate Tim Hugo (HB2529) and Delegate Chris Jones (HB2533) works in tandem to ensure that all additional individual tax revenue from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act …