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Dec3

HENRICO COUNTY, VA. – Virginia State delegate Jennifer McClellan has been declared the Democratic nominee for the 9th Senate District Special Election in January.

McClellan currently represents the 71st District in the House of Delegates, which she has served in since 2006.

“It is a distinct honor to be named the Democratic nominee for the 9th State Senate District,” said McClellan. “I humbly accept the nomination and am looking onward to the Special Election on January 10th.”

Dec3

Virginia State delegate Jennifer McClellan has been declared the Democratic nominee for the 9th Senate District Special Election in January.

McClellan currently represents the 71st District in the House of Delegates, which she has served in since 2006.

“It is a distinct honor to be named the Democratic nominee for the 9th State Senate District,” said McClellan. “I humbly accept the nomination and am looking onward to the Special Election on January 10th.”

Dec1

Henrico, VA – December 1, 2016 - The 9th Senate District Legislative Nominating Committee (LNC) is pleased to announce that Delegate Jennifer McClellan will be the Democratic nominee for the 9th Senate District Special Election taking place on January 10, 2017.

"It is a distinct honor to be named the Democratic nominee for the 9th State Senate District," said McClellan. "I humbly accept the nomination and am looking onward to the Special Election on January 10th." 

Jennifer has served in the House of Delegates since 2006. She represents the 71st District of Virginia, which includes parts of Richmond City and Henrico County.

Nov30

The Democratic nomination caucus has been set!  There will be an unassembled caucus to select the Democratic candidate for the 9th State Senate District. The caucus will take place on Saturday, December 3rd. from 10 a.m until 2 p.m and will be open to all registered voters in the 9th State Senate District who consider themselves to be Democrats. 

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The 2017 General Assembly Session adjourned sine die Saturday, February 25th after completing work on thousands of bills and resolutions and closing a $1.26 billion shortfall in the budget. The $107 million budget adopted by the General Assembly avoids cuts to K-12 education, restores pay raises to state employees, provides the state share of a raise to teachers, and invests in mental health reform, while creating a $35 million cash reserve to be used to close future shortfalls.
Three of my bills passed the General Assembly and now await action by the Governor.

We’re in the final days of the 2017 Session, and are scheduled to adjourn Saturday, if not sooner. A number of controversial bills have already been vetoed by the Governor this week.  First, HB 1582 (Campbell) would have expanded eligibility for concealed handgun permits for individuals 18 years or older an on active military duty or have been honorably discharged from service. The Governor vetoed this bill because weapons training provided as a component of an individual’s military basic training does not qualify that individual to carry weapons after service.  Under the bill, an individual who completed basic training but was subsequently disqualified from having access to weapons could apply for a concealed handgun permit.

We are now in the final week of the 2017 Session. We still have quite a bit of work to do, as a number of bills, including the budget, are in conference committees to work out differences between the House and Senate versions. Last week the Senate passed a number of controversial bills.