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Dec17

This summer, Governor Terry McAuliffe appointed Delegate McClellan to the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Legislative Advisory Council. The SREB works with 16 member states to improve public education at every level, from pre-K through Ph.D. 

Oct30

State lawmakers are tackling teen sexting. The state crime commission is considering changing the law so teens that send explicit messages aren't facing the same punishments as offenders who possess child pornography.

Sep16

Gov. McAuliffe, Mayor Jones, and Delegate Jennifer McClellan announced at a press conference this morning Relay Foods will expand its Richmond fulfillment center in Scott’s Addition to accommodate the online grocer’s growing demand throughout the region.

Jul29

As of July 1, every Virginia school will now have to provide lactation support rooms for employees and students who breast feed their children.

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We are now over a month into Special Session and have yet to complete work on the budget for the 2018-2020, which starts 

On Saturday, March 10th, the 2018 General Assembly Session adjourned sine die after passing over 800 bills. You can read a summary of some of the major legislation considered here. 

This is the final week of the 2018 General Assembly Session.  As of Tuesday evening, we have passed about 750 bills, with another 175 pending.  The Budget conferees have not yet reached an agreement to bridge the approximately $600 million gap between the House and Senate Budgets, primarily due to their disagreement over Medicaid Expansion. Seven of my bills have passed both the Senate and the House and now await action by the Governor.