Wilt Introduces Amendment Providing Legislative Check for Governor Emergency Powers

August 4, 2020

Harrisonburg- Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) introduced a proposed amendment to the Virginia Constitution Wednesday that would grant the General Assembly oversight and authority over certain emergency orders issued by the Governor. The resolution, if approved, would require any emergency executive order issued by the Governor that restricts, limits or prohibits otherwise lawful action by a […]

Bad Bills Advance

February 17, 2020

At the halfway point of the 2020 Virginia General Assembly Session, unfortunately there are countless bills advanced by the majority that will be a detriment to our economy, to our freedoms and to taxpaying Virginians if passed into law. Below is just a small sampling of some of these initiatives. Public SafetyHB 34 Refusal of […]

Statement on Veto of Association Health Plan Legislation

May 3, 2019

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

March 26, 2019

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 in the process. This […]

Solid Mix: Session Wrap Up Edition

March 5, 2019

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 […]

Session: Week 5

February 12, 2019

We have passed the official midpoint of the 2019 Session and we’re now entering the home stretch. Before I provide a General Assembly update, I want to touch on the events that have transpired over the last week in the Commonwealth. The revelations against and admissions made by our state leaders are both surprising and […]

Wilt Announces Re-Election Bid

December 12, 2018

Harrisonburg – Joined by a group of supporters and local leaders, Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) officially announced that he is seeking re-election in 2019 to continue to serve as the Delegate for the 26th House District in the Virginia General Assembly. The announcement took place on the court house steps Tuesday. “It has been an […]

Speaker Cox Appoints Delegate Wilt to House Commerce and Labor Committee

December 1, 2018

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 […]

Wilt Statement on Veto of Voter Registration Legislation

May 18, 2018

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 […]

Wilt Student Privacy Bill Passes House

February 7, 2018

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 […]