Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox

February 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two advocates for the Equal Rights Amendment have been handcuffed and escorted away by police after staging a "die in" outside Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox's office. The two women were arrested early Thursday morning by police after lying down outside Cox's door in a Capitol...
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In a shift, Virginia speaker backs redistricting commission. (Dreamstime)
January 29, 2019 - 11:32 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is backing a plan to have a bipartisan commission appointed by lawmakers and the governor draw new legislative boundaries. The Republican speaker has opposed plans for similar commissions in the past. But he said lengthy federal court challenges...
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