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Jan14

The 2013 Virginia General Assembly session convened on Wednesday. During this “short session,” we will amend the budget covering the current fiscal year and address thousands of bills covering a wide range of issues. These include the governor’s proposals to fund Virginia’s transportation needs and reform K-12 education as well as voting reform, expansion of Medicaid and gun safety.

Jan14

Greetings!

The 2013 Session of the Virginia General Assembly convened on January 9th, kicking off a 45-day "short" session" to address amendments to the state budget and legislation on a variety of issues.  

Jan12

The 2013 Virginia General Assembly session convened on Wednesday. During this “short session,” we will amend the budget covering the current fiscal year and address thousands of bills covering a wide range of issues. These include the governor’s proposals to fund Virginia’s transportation needs and reform K-12 education as well as voting reform, expansion of Medicaid and gun safety. One hotly contested issue is whether to lift the 30-year moratorium on uranium mining and milling in Virginia. In the late 1970s, a significant amount of uranium deposits were discovered at the Coles Hill farm in Pittsylvania County.

Jan12
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Mayor Dwight C. Jones, top, stands during the presentation of colors by the Franklin Military Acedemy Color Guard during inaugural ceremonies Saturday. In front of Jones is Del. Jennifer McClellan who served as presiding officer of the ceremonies.

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Today is "Crossover," the midway point of the Session where the House and Senate must complete work on their bills.  You can follow my bills and their progress through the General Assembly on the LIS website, and you can read a summary of all of my 2018 legislation and view committee hearings for each on my website

I am eager to hear from you on issues you care about. To share your views on legislation, contact my office at (804) 698-7509 or district09@senate.virginia.gov. You can also stop by my office in the Pocahontas Building at 900 East Main Street. My offices are located in E512.

Agriculture is Virginia’s largest industry.  Yet many communities in the commonwealth do not have enough places to purchase healthy, affordable food as a wide variety of factors have led supermarkets to disinvest from lower-income areas across the commonwealth, creating a public health crisis. 

As we enter the last full week of committee meetings before crossover, the days at the General Assembly are getting longer. In this update, I report on my legislationi, the bills that have passed the Senate that I co-sponsored, and the call to action issued by African American women legislators, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and other leaders.

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