Issues

EXPANDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Homeownership is part of the American Dream, yet many Virginia families struggle to find—or keep—affordable housing. Jennifer McClellan understands that stable housing is a significant step to self-sufficiency, and is committed to maintaining affordable housing for all income levels.

PROTECTING VOTING RIGHTS

Voting is the fundamental act in our democracy. Yet for our country’s history there have been forces working to make it more difficult to vote and denying the franchise to too many people.

REDUCING GUN VIOLENCE

Virginians are heartbroken and tired of the gun violence in our communities. As senator, Jennifer McClellan has taken on the NRA and fought for commonsense gun reforms to protect communities and families – and that’s exactly what she’ll do as governor.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Virginia’s next governor will play a critical role in the effort to combat climate change and build a clean energy economy. As governor, Jennifer McClellan will make major investments in growing clean energy jobs, reduce Virginia’s dependence on fossil fuels, protect clean air and water, and take action on environmental justice. Too

EXPANDING HEALTH CARE ACCESS

Jennifer McClellan believes that all Virginians deserve access to affordable, quality healthcare. However, too many are paying more for health care, and far too many working Virginians do not have access.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

The past months have made it clear: Virginia and the nation need to take action in reforming a criminal justice system that too often leads to discrimination against communities of color.

CREATING AN INCLUSIVE VIRGINIA

Jennifer McClellan believes that all Virginians should be treated with respect and dignity, and that no one should be discriminated against because of who they are. Government can be a force for constructive change to meet the needs of all Virginians, but too often in Virginia’s history, it has focused only on the needs and perspectives of a few.

REVITALIZING THE ECONOMY FOR EVERY VIRGINIA COMMUNITY

Sen. Jennifer McClellan is running for Governor to build a strong, inclusive economy that doesn’t leave people behind. In the state senate, Jennifer has worked to ensure economic opportunity for all working Virginians and help Virginia’s economy adapt to changes in the marketplace to create jobs in new and growing industries.

STRENGTHENING OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS

As the daughter of a third-generation educator and the mother of a child in public schools, Jennifer knows that a quality education is the key to success and that our teachers deserve to be treated and compensated like the heroes they are.