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Jennifer McClellan accepting the VEA Legislative Champion Award

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Apr22

Governor Terry McAuliffe today performed a ceremonial signing of several bills that will significantly expand the growth of clean energy jobs in Virginia.  Governor McAuliffe was joined by a broad, bipartisan coalition of legislators, environmental leaders and industry representatives who were instrumental in securing passage of these pro-jobs, pro-clean energy initiatives during the 2015 General Assembly Session.

“Creating laws that attract clean energy to Virginia will help to build economic and environmental sustainability for Virginia families, communities and businesses,” said Delegate Jennifer McClellan.  “I am pleased to work alongsideGovernor McAuliffe in the creation of laws that pave a way for energy innovations.”

Apr21

In 2011, Delegate McClellan sponsored legislation tha allows for the creation of B Corporations in Virginia. As a certified B Corporation, Impact Makers is a business that formally adopts a social mission in addition to pursuing profit. On Tuesday, Impact Makers announced that has given ownership of the company to two organizations that support philanthropy and community development: Virginia Community Capital and The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia. 

Apr11

This Wednesday, the Virginia General Assembly will reconvene for one day to take action on Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s amendments to, and vetoes of, several pieces of legislation. At a press conference on March 30, Gov. McAuliffe outlined the standard he used to evaluate the 800 bills sent to his desk: “Does this legislation make Virginia more competitive and improve people’s lives, and if not, can I amend it to ensure that it does?”

Feb28

During the 2013 gubernatorial campaign, there was nearly universal agreement that Virginia’s Standards of Learning high-stakes assessment system needed reform. To that end, the 2014 General Assembly eliminated several SOL tests for elementary and middle school students, while still requiring school divisions to administer alternative assessments in the subject areas.

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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 
Tomorrow Virginians will go to the polls to vote in Congressional midterms and a few special elections for local offices.
 
Make sure that you are election ready by making a plan to vote today!
 
Polls will be open on tom

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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