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Moms Clean Air Force released its exclusive interview with Delegate McClellan, who represents Virginia’s 71st House District.


Virginia ranks 30th among the states in solar-electricity capacity and should do more to promote the clean energy, solar supporters said Thursday. A recent report suggested Virginia should, among other things, adopt a requirement that electric utilities provide a certain amount of power from alternative energy. Del. Jennifer L. McClellan, D-Richmond, who spoke at the news conference, said afterward that the alternative-energy requirement has met resistance in the General Assembly. However, McClellan said, the 2015 legislature created a Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority to support the solar-energy industry.


Many breast-feeding moms find pumping milk at work to be a hassle. But teachers can face special challenges because of inflexible schedules and crowded school buildings. Federal law requires employers to provide hourly workers with time and space to pump breast milk on the job, but salaried workers — including teachers — are exempt. Some states have passed laws to extend protections to all women, or, in some cases, to women who are public employees.

Sarah Anzelmo-Steele worked for the Virginia Education Association when her first child was born. It was an office job, and she had the flexibility and the space to pump when she needed to. By the time she was pregnant with her second child, she was teaching in a middle school. Nervous about how she would pump at school, she testified before state lawmakers in favor of a bill that would require schools to provide nursing teachers with a nonbathroom space and reasonable breaks.


Today the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club publishes the second annual Virginia General Assembly Climate and Energy Scorecard. This Scorecard grades Virginia’s state elected officials on the votes they took during the 2015 General Assembly Session on legislation that will have a direct impact on Virginia’s energy policy and strategy to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Twenty-five Delegates scored a perfect 100%, including Del. McClellan (D-71).

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In the midst of the holiday season and preparations for the 2019 General Assembly Session, Winter Storm Diego slammed into the Richmond area yesterday, leaving over 10 inches of snow in some paces.  Schools and government offices across the 9th District are closed today.  VDOT crews are working around the clock to clear and treat roads, but 
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Yesterday, the Virginia DMV began offering Virginians the option to upgrade their current Virginia driver's license or identification card to a REAL ID compliant credential.

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