The first woman to serve as Speaker of the House, Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn, gaveled in the opening day of our 60-day session.
Delegate Tyler was honored to be appointed by Speaker of House Eileen Filler-Corn, as the first Afro-American female, to serve as the chairperson of the State Committee on Education.
Additionally, Delegate Tyler was also appointed to the House Appropriation Committee; Chesapeake, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and appointed as a budget conferee to finalize the state’s budget.
After a successful record turn-out of voters during the 2019 November Election, Delegate Tyler immediately began to focus on her constituents’ priorities and legislation to address:
1. Job creation,
2. Protection of sportsmen/hunting/2nd Amendments Rights,
3. Broadband expansion,
4. Increasing salaries for teachers, correctional officers and deputy sheriffs
5. Funding for Fire and emergency services,
6. Agriculture and forestry,
7. Funding K-12 and affordable college education
Additionally, addressing the teacher’s shortage, voting rights, and affordable health care continues to be some of her core priorities.