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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 […]

Wilt Introduces Two Pro-Business Bills

January 8, 2018

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 file first bills of 2018 General Assembly Session

November 20, 2017

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 […]

Wilt Announces Seven Endorsements

November 2, 2017

Harrisonburg – With less than a week until Election Day, Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) announced his final list of endorsements from a wide array of business, economic, agricultural and issue oriented groups. Delegate Wilt is endorsed by four of the premier business and agriculture advocacy groups in Virginia. He is the preferred candidate of the […]

Wilt Elected Chairman of Virginia Small Business Commission

October 3, 2017

Richmond– On Monday Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) was elected chairman of the Virginia Small Business Commission during a regular meeting of the group held at the Capitol. The Virginia Small Business Commission exists to study, report, and make recommendations to the General Assembly on issues of concern to small businesses in the Commonwealth. “I’m honored […]

Political Groups Funneling Out of State Money, Abuse Student Data

September 29, 2017

As reported in The Breeze on September 28, James Madison University students recently received unsolicited mass text messages from representatives claiming to be from the Finnegan campaign. This information was retained using a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the school by a representative of NextGen Virginia.  NextGen is a political group funded by […]

Wilt Receives Endorsement from National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

September 11, 2017

Harrisonburg – Erin Luper, Virginia State Liaison with the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action announced that Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) received an “A+” rating and the endorsement of the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF). The NRA is widely recognized as America’s foremost defender of Second Amendment rights and the premier firearms […]

Hurricane Harvey Rescue and Relief Effort

August 31, 2017

If you would like to donate to an organization to assist with the Hurricane Harvey relief effort in Texas and Louisiana, listed below are a brief list of well-known and long established charitable and relief organizations. While there are certainly many other reputable organizations that are worthy of your support, please use caution when solicited […]