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Jan24

bill to require high schools across Virginia to teach the meaning of consent and that it's required before sexual activity has overwhelmingly passed the Virginia Senate.

The legislation, introduced by Sen. Jennifer McClellan, was passed on a 37-2 vote in the Senate on January 23.

Jan24

The consequences of nonconsensual sex would be included in all high school sex education classes across Virginia, under a bill approved Tuesday by the state Senate.

The bill, which passed 37 to 2, would require that any high school family life education curriculum include age-appropriate information about “the consequences of nonconsensual sexual activity, conduct, or touching.” 

Jan24

The consequences of nonconsensual sex would be included in all high school sex education classes across Virginia, under a bill approved Tuesday by the state Senate.

The bill, which passed 37 to 2, would require that any high school family life education curriculum include age-appropriate information about “the consequences of nonconsensual sexual activity, conduct, or touching.” 

Jan23

The Future is female… and the future is now with Senator Jennifer McClellan. A native of Virginia, the state known as the place for lovers is no foreign place to McClellan. McClellan was born in Petersburg, raised in Ettrick and showed an interest in politics from a young age.  At the age of 13 she began volunteering and interning in the land of politics and now gets to spend a career doing, where she represents the 9th district in Greater Richmond.

Our Newsletters

Today, 742 of the 807 bills passed by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor become new laws.  Here I outline a few of these measures.

Every Spring, I mail a newsletter to my constituents reporting on the news from the General Assembly. You can view my 2013 report here.

In this issue:

  • An overview of education bills considered by the House
  • An update on the Governor’s transportation plan
  • My 2013 legislation passed by the House
  • My RTD Op-Ed: Governor’s plan misses the mark on Gov. McDonnell’s education reform agenda
  • My floor remarks honoring Black History Month
  • Richmond Magazine’s article naming me one of a handful of people in RVA who gets it done