ICYMI: Northam’s Vaccine Failures Pile Up

In case you missed it, Virginia is ranked 48th in vaccine distribution. The Northam Administration has led an abysmal effort to vaccinate the Commonwealth and if things don’t pick up soon, Virginia will lose out on new vaccine doses. See below for a full list of Governor Northam’s failures. Virginia Mercury, 12/31/20: In Virginia, slow vaccine rollout frustrates health care providers … Read More

Statement of Kirk Cox on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Former Virginia House of Delegates Speaker, retired teacher, and candidate for Governor Kirk Cox released the following statement Monday regarding Martin Luther King Jr. Day. “Today, we honor Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., an extraordinary man who stood tall in the fight for change. The bravery and conviction Dr. King exhibited inspired millions, and his mission of peace, justice, and … Read More

Statement of Kirk Cox on school reopening and vaccine distribution

Former Virginia House of Delegates Speaker, retired teacher, and candidate for Governor Kirk Cox released the following statement Thursday following the Governor’s press conference on vaccine distribution and school reopening. “Throughout this pandemic, Governor Northam has failed to lead time and time again. While it’s good news that he wants our kids back in school, and it’s good news that … Read More

Delegate Kirk Cox Releases 2021 Legislative Agenda

Delegate Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) released his legislative package for the 2021 General Assembly session today. Cox’s legislation will largely fall into five categories: increasing educational access, elections reform, executive authority, government reform, and veterans. Speaking on the pieces of legislation he is carrying, Cox said “I am excited to be putting forward these legislative proposals during the 2021 session. … Read More

ICYMI: Criticism of Northam Administration’s COVID-19 handling continues

The criticism rages on as Virginia continues to fall behind. While West Virginia has become the top state for vaccine distribution, the Commonwealth remains behind the eight ball as we’ve only administered 26.97 percent of on-hand vaccines. From Michael Martz at the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia hospitals urged Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday to accelerate the vaccination of a broad swath of the state’s population against COVID-19 … Read More

Over three dozen Henrico County Republican Leaders Endorse Kirk Cox for Governor

Over three dozen Republican leaders from Henrico County endorsed Kirk Cox for Governor on Wednesday, including former Delegates Jimmie Massie, John O’Bannon, and Peter Farrell, Henrico Supervisors Pat O’Bannon and Tommy Branin, the 2019 Republican nominee in House District 73 Mary Margaret Kastleberg, past President of the Virginia Society for Human Life Louise Hartz, and Republican grassroots leaders Eddie Whitlock, … Read More

ICYMI: Northam continues to fumble vaccine distribution as Cox calls for action

Governor Ralph Northam is once again failing to lead the Commonwealth in the middle of a global pandemic, with some of the slowest vaccine distribution in the nation. Reports from Tuesday suggest Virginia was 46th in the nation. The Virginia Mercury reported today that frustrations are boiling over in the medical community as medical systems are struggling to acquire enough doses to … Read More

Kirk Cox urges Governor Northam to take decisive action to speed vaccine distribution in Virginia

Former Virginia House of Delegates Speaker, retired teacher, and Republican candidate for Governor Kirk Cox urged Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to take decisive action immediately to speed vaccine distribution in the Commonwealth. Cox called on the Governor to introduce an emergency appropriation to unlock new federal funding for vaccine distribution, to expand private-sector distribution similar to the federal government’s model … Read More

Cox Campaign Statement on Lee Carter’s Entrance into the Governor’s Race

Former Virginia House of Delegates Speaker, retired teacher, and Republican candidate for Governor Kirk Cox released the following statement after self-avowed socialist Lee Carter announced his campaign for Governor. “Last week Delegate Carter introduced legislation to repeal Virginia’s right-to-work law, which could force Virginians to pay union dues just to get a job. It’s a scary policy that will turn … Read More

Ralph Northam’s Failure to Lead Virginia through Covid-19

Once again, Governor Northam’s administration has botched leading Virginia through this pandemic. Earlier this month, Virginia received 285,725 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, shipping them to hospitals and local health departments over the past two weeks. But less than a quarter of those vaccines — 54,295 — have actually been administered as of Wednesday, according to data from the state Department of Health. … Read More