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May28

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).

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?”

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The 2019 Virginia General Assembly is in full swing after convening Wednesday for a 45 day session.  
 
Governor Northam gave the State of the Commonwealth Address, which you c

Senator Jennifer L. McClellan, Chair

Virginia Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission

Mr. President and colleagues, ninety years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia.  This past April marked the 50th anniversary of his death from an assassin’s bullet.   

The Virginia General Assembly convenes for its 400th session at noon today!  In addition to the Governor's proposed amendments to the biennial budget,  we

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