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Virginia Senate Passes Bill to Expand Abortion Access

“Today, Virginia moved one step closer to ending an unnecessary law that restricts Virginians’ reproductive health care options,” McClellan said in a statement. “Virginians deserve to be able to choose whatever health plan meets their needs, but that option is not available to Virginians covered by the exchange.”

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Stabilizing the Child Care System

As the child of educators (including an early childhood educator) I have long understood the important foundation early childhood education provides. As a policymaker, I have reviewed the vast body of scientific research that has established that 90 percent of brain development occurs before age 5 and understood the implications for school readiness and our educational system.

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Virginians deserve education equity

The Virginia Constitution strives to provide all children in Virginia access to a free, public “educational program of high quality. But, too often, Virginia’s actions haven’t lived up to those words. Our public education system consistently has been underfunded, and too many children – particularly those in lower-income communities – are inhibited from accessing a “high quality” education.

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McClellan Statement on Veterans Day

RICHMOND – Today, Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day: “Today, we honor and thank the veterans in Virginia and across the nation, who

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McClellan: Every Vote Must Be Counted

Today, Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) released the following statement on the presidential election results: “American democracy is built on the principle that every vote must be counted.  For millions of Americans voting

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