Statement of House Speaker Kirk Cox on the Retirement of Delegate David Toscano

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) issued the following statement on the retirement of Delegate David Toscano….

“Delegate Toscano has ably represented the people of Charlottesville and Albemarle County for the past 14 years.

“As the former leader of the House Democratic Caucus, I worked closely with him as both Majority Leader and Speaker. While we did not often agree on matters of policy, I respected David’s intellect and ability. He advocated for his principles fiercely, but always within the rules and customs of the institution.

“I am thankful for the service of every member of this body, and David has certainly given his all during his tenure. I  wish him and his family all the best as they enter this next phase of their life.”

Background:
-NBC 29: Delegate David J. Toscano Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election