Jennifer McClellan Announces Run for State Senate

Like many of you, I was devastated by the results of Tuesday's Presidential election.  I share the anxiety I've heard from so many people about how divided the country is and how we move forward.  But Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine reminded us that while we did not achieve the result we wanted, we still have work to do to advance the causes and values we cherish.  

Jennifer McClellan Announces Run for State Senate

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Dec1

Henrico, VA – December 1, 2016 - The 9th Senate District Legislative Nominating Committee (LNC) is pleased to announce that Delegate Jennifer McClellan will be the Democratic nominee for the 9th Senate District Special Election taking place on January 10, 2017.

"It is a distinct honor to be named the Democratic nominee for the 9th State Senate District," said McClellan. "I humbly accept the nomination and am looking onward to the Special Election on January 10th." 

Jennifer has served in the House of Delegates since 2006. She represents the 71st District of Virginia, which includes parts of Richmond City and Henrico County.

Nov30

The Democratic nomination caucus has been set!  There will be an unassembled caucus to select the Democratic candidate for the 9th State Senate District. The caucus will take place on Saturday, December 3rd. from 10 a.m until 2 p.m and will be open to all registered voters in the 9th State Senate District who consider themselves to be Democrats. 

Nov29

Today Governor Terry McAuliffe issued the writ of the Special Election to replace Congressman-Elect Donald McEachin in the 9th State Senate District. The date of the Special Election has been set for January 10th. We are waiting to learn the process for the Democratic nomination. Stay tuned for details.

Nov29

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat A. Donald McEachin has resigned his state senate seat as he prepares to become a U.S. congressman.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (goo.gl/0ODskE) McEachin resigned Monday. The Richmond-area Democrat easily won election to Congress earlier this month in a newly drawn, court-ordered congressional district.

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Like many of you, I was devastated by the results of Tuesday's Presidential election.  I share the anxiety I've heard from so many people about how divided the country is and how we move forward.  But Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine reminded us that while we did not achieve the result we wanted, we still have work to do to advance the causes and values we cherish.  

The 2016 General Assembly Session adjourned on March 11th and returned on April 20th for Reconvened Session to act on Governor McAuliffe's vetoes and amendments to bills and the biennial budget. A summary of major bills passed this year and budget highlights are included in this newsletter.

The General Assembly reconvened on April 20th for "Veto Session" to consider the Governor's amendments and vetoes to the over 800 bills passed this year.  All of the Governor's vetoes were sustained.  The General Assembly also considered the Governor's 45 amendments to bills. Of those, 40 were accepted, including the Go Virginia economic development program.