Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

June 2020

SENATE REPUBLICANS OPPOSE SENATE DEMOCRAT SCHEME TO ELIMINATE DIVERSE VIEWPOINTS FROM BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Wed, 2020-06-17 00:00 -- Jeff

Richmond, Va, 16 June 2020: Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan T. McDougle (R-Hanover) and Co-Chairman Mark D. Obenshain (R-Rockingham) today issued the following statement in response to the appointment of senators to boards and commissions by the Senate Committee on Rules:

“Today, Senate Democrats effectively silenced different viewpoints and perspectives from being heard on critical boards and commissions.

SENATE REPUBLICANS DECRY GOVERNOR NORTHAM’S SUPPORT OF EFFORTS TO “DEFUND THE POLICE”

Thu, 2020-06-11 00:00 -- Jeff

Williamsburg, Va, 11 June 2020: Senate Republican Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City), Caucus Chairman Ryan T. McDougle (R-Hanover), Caucus Co-Chairman Mark D. Obenshain (R-Rockingham), Caucus Whips William M. Stanley, Jr. (R-Franklin) and Bryce E. Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), and Republican Leader Pro-Tempore Stephen D. Newman (R-Bedford) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Northam’s announcement of support for the effort to “Defund the Police”:

STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP ON GOVERNOR NORTHAM’S ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING LEE STATUE

Thu, 2020-06-04 00:00 -- Jeff

Williamsburg, Va, 4 June 2020: Senate Republican Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City), Caucus Chairman Ryan T. McDougle (R-Hanover), Caucus Co-Chairman Mark D. Obenshain (R-Rockingham), Caucus Whips William M. Stanley, Jr. (R-Franklin) and Bryce E. Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), and Republican Leader Pro-Tempore Stephen D. Newman (R-Bedford) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Northam’s announcement that the Lee statue would be removed from Monument Avenue: