"For the last 20 years, Joe May and Beverly Sherwood have been a valued public servants, effective legislators and true leaders who have tirelessly served the people of their districts and the Commonwealth with integrity and dedication.
"They have worked for their constituents on key issues like economic development, transportation, education, agriculture and public safety. Joe and Bev have both been friends to me for the last 20 years. Like many others, I have seen first-hand how their expertise and knowledge on these issues have helped move the Commonwealth forward.
"On behalf of the entire House of Delegates, I would like to thank Joe and Beverly for their service to the people of Virginia and wish him them the very best in their future endeavors.