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VaNews for 2013 House of Delegates - District 71 - Regular General

Jennifer L. McClellan, 71st District

By MARKUS SCHMIDT, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Since taking office in 2006, Del. Jennifer L. McClellan’s legislative priorities have been improving public education, providing access to affordable, quality health care and strengthening Virginia’s economy.

VaNews October 28, 2013

Va. House panel rejects bid to ease tough prison terms

By BILL SIZEMORE, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

A few lonely voices in the General Assembly are starting to suggest that Virginia went too far with its get-tough-on-crime initiatives in the 1990s. Along with the usual arguments about compassion, redemption and rehabilitation, they are offering another, more hard-nosed reason to revisit those policies: the cost to the taxpayers.

VaNews January 18, 2013

Bill would strike waiting period for sterilization

By OLYMPIA MEOLA, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

How long someone has to wait for a sterilization operation in Virginia depends on whether the individual has had a child. A House of Delegates panel will consider legislation this morning from Del. Jennifer L. McClellan, D-Richmond, that would strike a required 30-day waiting period before a sterilization operation for a person who is 18 or older and has not been the natural or adoptive parent of a child.

VaNews January 17, 2013