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Harrisonburg – Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) released the following statement after the Governor vetoed House Bill 2443: “It is unfortunate that the Governor chose to ultimately veto HB 2443 after it received strong bi-partisan support from the General Assembly. This bill would have created a new option for affordable health coverage for many who currently […]

Wilt Statement on Veto of Voter Registration Legislation Harrisonburg – Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) released the following statement after learning that Governor Northam vetoed House Bill 2764: “I am deeply disappointed in the Governor’s decision to once again veto our common-sense bill that sought a modest improvement in the voter registration process. HB 2764 would help to ensure more voters are properly registered and improve accountability […]

The 2019 General Assembly Session wrapped up on Sunday, February 24. While short sessions are always hectic, I am proud of the work I along with my colleagues in the House of Delegates were able to accomplish. Despite the distractions and controversies in the executive branch, the General Assembly was laser-focused on getting our job […]

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox announced Monday Delegate Tony Wilt has been appointed to serve on the House Committee on Commerce and Labor. Delegate Wilt’s appointment is effective immediately. “Tony is an experienced member of the House of Delegates and a valuable leader within our caucus,” said Speaker Cox. “Throughout his time as […]

Harrisonburg – Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Rockingham) released the following statement after learning that Governor Northam vetoed House Bill 1144: “I am deeply disappointed in the Governor’s decision to veto HB 1144. This was a common-sense bill that would have improved accuracy and accountability in the voter registration process. It simply required any third-party individual that […]

RICHMOND-On Wednesday the House of Delegates passed legislation patroned by Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) to protect student’s personal information. The bill, HB 1, is a top priority for House Republicans after the most recent election cycle revealed gaps in Virginia’s Freedom of Information law. The current law allowed political groups to obtain student cell phone […]

RICHMOND- Ahead of the 2018 General Assembly Session, Delegate Wilt introduced two bills on Monday that will benefit small businesses. The first, HB 512, is a measure to permanently eliminate the accelerated sales tax requirement that currently exists for many retail businesses. Currently, retailers that have gross sales over a certain amount are required to […]

House Republicans filed the first three bills for the 2018 General Assembly Session on Monday, advancing practical solutions to everyday issues. These bills will protect student privacy, make it easier to find and hire new teachers, and help high school students who participate in dual enrollment programs. “The House Republican Caucus is unified and committed […]