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Now that the Senate has voted in favor of ERA resolution SJ289 (on 1/15) and it has crossed over to the House of Delegates, the focus is on getting it to the House floor. Leadership needs to hear your voice. Please contact them daily, especially if you are a constituent. Click here to find your elected officials.
|“The Big Four” (call any day, all day, about the ERA)|
Speaker Kirk Cox (Speaker of the House) – (804) 698-1066
Delegate Todd Gilbert (House Majority Leader) – (804) 698-1015
Delegate Tim Hugo (Republican House Caucus Leader) – (804) 698-1040
Delegate Chris Jones (Budget – sits on P&E committee) – (804) 698-1076
Delegate M. Kirkland “Kirk” Cox, Speaker of the House
Background: Speaker Cox sets the course for an Equal Rights Amendment ratification in 2019 depending upon which committee he selects to consider the issue.
The ask: Speaker Cox, please ensure the Equal Rights Amendment gets a vote on the full House floor.
Extra credit: Review Speaker Cox’s top donors and if you know someone who could be influential to Speaker Cox, please reach out and encourage him/her to become an equality champion.
Delegate Todd Gilbert, House Majority Leader
Background: Delegate Gilbert, as the House Majority Leader, will be very involved in the Republican caucus decision as to whether or not they allow the Equal Rights Amendment to get a full vote on the House floor. The Republicans in the House of Delegates are generally in lock step with important issues and it is expected their caucus will make this decision together.
The ask: Delegate Gilbert, please ensure the Equal Rights Amendment gets a vote on the full House floor.
Extra credit: Review Delegate Gilbert’s top donors and if you know someone who could be influential to Delegate Gilbert, please reach out and encourage him/her to become an equality champion.