Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

January 2020

SENATE REPUBLICANS PRAISE PEACEFUL RALLY OF SECOND AMENDMENT SUPPORTERS

Mon, 2020-01-20 15:17 -- Eric

RICHMOND, VA, 20 JANUARY 2020: Senate Republicans today praised today’s peaceful rally in support of the Second Amendment at the Virginia Capitol.

“As has been the case every year Second Amendment supporters have come to the Capitol to exercise their First Amendment rights, today’s participants were peaceful,” noted Senate Republican Leader Thomas K. Norment (R-James City). “Every Republican Senator was here to ensure they heard from their constituents, who clearly numbered in the thousands.”

SENATE REPUBLICANS ON GOVERNOR NORTHAM’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF CAPITOL SQUARE RESTRICTIONS

Thu, 2020-01-16 07:57 -- Eric

RICHMOND, VA, 15 JANUARY 2020: Senate Republican Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City), Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan T. McDougle (R-Hanover), and Senate Republican Caucus Co-Chairman Mark D. Obenshain (R-Rockingham) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Ralph S. Northam’s (D) plan to prohibit weapons on Capitol Square from January 17 through 21, 2020:

STATEMENT OF SENATE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS CHAIRMAN McDOUGLE ON JOINT RULES COMMITTEE ENACTMENT OF WEAPONS POLICY

Fri, 2020-01-10 15:20 -- Eric

RICHMOND, VA, 10 JANUARY 2020: Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan T. McDougle (R-Hanover) today issued the following statement regarding the enactment of a new weapons policy by the Joint Rules Committee of the Virginia General Assembly:

“Today, the Joint Rules Committee, comprised of just 16 of the General Assembly’s 140 legislators, imposed a new policy banning all firearms from the Capitol and the Pocahontas Building.

Delegate Robinson and Senator Suetterlein deliver Republican Perspective on State of the Commonwealth

Wed, 2020-01-08 19:13 -- Eric

RICHMOND, VA, 8 January 2020 – Delegate Roxann L. Robinson (R-Chesterfield) and Senator David R. Suetterlein (R-Roanoke County) tonight delivered the Republican perspective on the State of the Commonwealth.  The prepared text of their remarks, which were broadcast following Governor Northam’s, are as follows:

Senator Suetterlein

“Good evening, I’m Senator David Suetterlein from Roanoke County.”

Delegate Robinson

“And I’m Delegate Roxann Robinson from Chesterfield County.