Senator Wexton conducted a question-and-answer interview with the Connection newspapers. Please take a few minutes to learn more about Jennifer, her background, her achievements and her priorities. An excerpt:
What distinguishes you from your opponent(s) and why should voters choose you?
The Washington Post has endorsed Jennifer for reelection on Nov. 3:
Senator Jennifer Wexton expressed her strong opposition to plans to impose tolls on I-66 yesterday. First, Senator Wexton sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne in which she detailed her opposition. The letter, which can be found here, describes a variety of concerns and problems with the tolling plan.
Ashburn-based Posh Seven Magazine recently named Senator Wexton one of their "Women Who Inspire." In an article entitled "Leading to Enact Change," the magazine concludes Jennifer is "the kind of woman you can rely upon to actually get things done." The article includes an insighful interview with Jennifer; consider taking a few minutes to learn more about her. http://www.poshseven.com/jennifer-wexton.html
Senator Wexton has issued a newsletter summarizing the 2015 Legislative Session. The newsletter highlights her accomplishments -- including brief descriptions of her nine bills that became laws -- and discusses other legislation of note. Please take a couple of minutes to read about the work Jennifer has been doing down in Richmond.
Today marked the start of the second half of our legislative session, so I wanted to give you a quick update on my legislation and other important issues. February 10th was "crossover", which is the deadline by which all Senate bills must be acted on in the Senate chamber, and vice versa for bills from the House of Delegates. Now, all Senate bills that were passed will now move to the House of Delegates for consideration. I am excited to advocate for my legislation before my colleagues in the House and feel confident that many of these bills will pass both chambers.
Three female state senators representing Loudoun County are fighting for a cause they understand in ways their 32 male colleagues never will – breastfeeding.
Sens. Barbara Favola (D-31st) and Jill Vogel (R-27th) say they will support colleague Jennifer Wexton's (D-33rd) Senate Bill 1427, which “provides that a mother may breastfeed in any place where the mother is lawfully present.”
Richmond, Virginia - "....Legislators have stepped forward with proposals meant to make child care safer in response to a Washington Post investigation into deaths in daycare operations. The investigation, published in October, found that 60 children had died in day care since 2004."
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.
- Page 1