Newsletters

July 1st Newsletter

It’s July 1st, which means it’s the day when most new laws go into effect in Virginia! During the most recent legislative session, we passed over 600 pieces of legislation that will become law. I won’t summarize all 600, but I do want to highlight a few that go into effect today. Abolition of the...

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June 18th Newsletter

It’s hard to believe, but we’re almost halfway through 2021! As we move into the summer season and the vaccination rate keeps climbing, things continue to improve here in Virginia. This newsletter contains updates on Virginia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, local events in celebration of Pride Month, hurricane preparedness information, and more. Vaccine and COVID...

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May 7th Newsletter

There’s been lots of news lately regarding COVID-19 guidelines and vaccine accessibility here in Virginia, so I’d like to take a minute to share some updates with you. Update’s from the Governor Earlier today, the Governor announced that all COVID-19 restrictions, except the mask mandate, will be lifted on June 15th as long as our...

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April 11th Newsletter

It’s been an incredibly busy couple of weeks, so there’s plenty of information to cover in this month’s newsletter. In this email, we’ll cover updates on the vaccine distribution effort in Virginia, the General Assembly’s Reconvened Session, updates from the Governor, and more.  COVID Vaccine Updates Virginia is continuing to make strides in our vaccination...

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March 1st Newsletter

Speaker Filler-Corn gaveled us out and the 2021 legislative session officially came to a close. Being online and having a short session didn’t stop us from passing legislation to improve the lives of Virginians now and in the years ahead. This newsletter highlights some of the bills that passed the General Assembly and are waiting...

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February 21st Newsletter

Week six of this year’s legislative session was jam-packed with action and has just come to end. Even though the session is almost over, all members of the Virginia General Assembly are working hard as we approach the finish line. We’re going to cover a whole bunch of things in this newsletter. There are legislative...

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January 31st Newsletter

We just wrapped up week three of the 2021 regular legislative session. It’s hard to believe, but this session is already over halfway done! Even with the limited time remaining, we are still working hard to address all of the legislative issues facing the Commonwealth. In this newsletter, you’ll find updates on legislation moving through...

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February 5th Newsletter

We just made history in the House of Delegates by passing legislation to abolish the death penalty and repeal drug-related mandatory minimums. Today was a monumental day in the effort to dismantle painful and ineffective criminal justice policies that have continued for far too long in the Commonwealth. I’ve talked a lot this session about...

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January 26 Newsletter

My Legislation I am excited to report that my bill, HB 256, was passed out of the Criminal Law Subcommittee on Wednesday night! The bill will prevent children from being charged with disorderly conduct for behavioral issues that are better handled within the school system. This bill is one of two pieces of legislation I am...

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January 24th Newsletter

We just wrapped up the second week of the 2021 session! Even though it feels like we just started this year’s session, there are only 18 days left until we adjourn Sine Die. Despite the time crunch, we’re working hard to get through all of the legislative issues facing the Commonwealth. This newsletter includes updates...

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January 19 Newsletter

The House Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment On Wednesday, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. This historic vote means that the Equal Rights Amendment is now before the U.S. Congress. I am so happy that my friends from the Williamsburg Area League of Women Voters were in Richmond to witness...

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January 17th Newsletter

We’ve just wrapped up the first week of the 2021 legislative session and we’re off to a fast start. In this newsletter I’m going to share information on how to participate in the 2021 session, the Governor’s State of the Commonwealth Address, my legislation, and the latest news on the COVID-19 vaccine. How to Participate...

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January 7th Newsletter

2020 has finally come to an end. As we journey together into this new year, let’s continue to lead with compassion and empathy towards our neighbors in HD-93 and our fellow Virginians throughout the Commonwealth. To ring in the new year, I thought I would provide you with a brief overview of the things we...

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December 17th Newsletter

​Dear Friend, With the 2020 Census wrapping up it is once again time for Virginia to redraw its legislative district maps. Following the overwhelming passage of a constitutional amendment in the recent November elections, the drawing process will now involve citizens like you.  Want to apply to serve as a citizen member on the Redistricting...

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November 22nd Newsletter

  November has been a busy month, and it’s not even over yet! In this newsletter, we’ll recap the end of the special legislative session, review the Governor’s latest update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and cover some local news. Special Session Recap At the start of this month, the General Assembly reconvened to consider the...

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