Updates from Senator Jennifer Wexton
Leesburg, VA - Ethics was the topic of the day Tuesday, when former Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison for taking thousands of dollars in gifts and loans from businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. in exchange for shilling for Williams’ products.
Ashburn, VA - Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31), who represents parts of eastern Loudoun, has submitted a bill co-sponsored by Sens. Jennifer Wexton (D-33), whose district includes parts of Ashburn, and Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-27), who represents much of western Loudoun, intended to assist survivors of sexual assault on Virginia’s college and university campuses.
Ashburn, VA - "State Sen. Jennifer Wexton, who represents parts of Loudoun...has been appointed to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse.
The governor’s goal for the task force is to recommend steps that can be taken quickly to turn back a recent tide of prescription opiate and heroin abuse and trafficking in the state. Deaths resulting from heroin overdoses doubled during the past two years, according to information provided by Wexton’s office, and prescription drug overdoses have doubled since 2000."
Arlington, VA - State Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-33) joined Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) in Arlington Wednesday for the signing of bills aimed at curbing the growing problem of notaries who practice law without a license.
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Sterling, VA - Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-33) recently toured Sugarland Elementary in Sterling to learn about their summer lunch program, which helps children in Loudoun County who might go hungry get a nutritious meal during the summer months. She toured the facility with Eileen Rafferty-Fore, a volunteer who helps administer Sugarland Elementary's program, and Principal Angela Robinson, who was principal at Sugarland for eight years.