Virginia Senate Update - December 2017 - Glen Sturtevant

Virginia Senate Update - December 2017

Message from Glen

Dear Friends,

As 2017 comes to an end, Lori and I would like to wish you a very happy New Year, filled with love, prosperity, and good health.

I would like to sincerely thank you for your support and friendship this year. I appreciate the opportunity and honor to continue to represent you in the Virginia Senate.

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The 2018 General Assembly Session will begin on Wednesday, January 10. Our office has been hard at work preparing for the New Year and are in the process of finalizing the legislation I will introduce. As always, I am focused on growing our economy, supporting and strengthening our public schools, ensuring our top notch public colleges and universities remain affordable for Virginia families, and improving government accountability and transparency.

To stay up to date with the bills I am sponsoring in the 2018 Legislative Session, please click here. If you would like to share any ideas or advocate on behalf of an issue important to you, please do not hesitate to reach out by calling my office at 804-698-7510 or emailing me at district10@senate.virginia.gov.

2018 will be our first session in our temporary offices at the Pocahontas Building. We are excited to see our constituents and friends at the new location. If you plan to visit the Capitol or my office during the 2018 Session, we are happy to help you coordinate and plan your visit.

With heartfelt gratitude and excitement for the year to come, I look forward to a great 2018!

Sincerely,

Glen Sturtevant


2018 Legislative Survey

We want to hear from you! In preparation for the upcoming General Assembly Session, my office has published our annual Legislative Survey to help us better understand your preferences and views on many important issues likely to arise. We greatly appreciate your thoughtful consideration of the questions and look forward to reading your responses.

Click here to participate.

In order for your responses to be recorded, please provide your full name and home address. All of your responses will remain anonymous and we will never share your answers or any identifying information. This step is solely to ensure that respondents are residents of the 10th Senate District.

Thank you in advance for your willingness to participate in our survey. My office is happy to provide paper surveys to anyone unable to participate in the survey online. If you have any questions or would like to request a survey by mail, please contact my Legislative Aide, Nikki, at 804-698-7510. 


Recent Events

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The Military Officers Association of American and the Joint Leadership Council met with local legislators to discuss the issues most important to Veterans in Virginia.

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The Chesterfield Delegation had a great legislative meeting with the Board of Supervisors and the School Board to prepare for the 2018 Session.

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I was honored to receive the 2017 Friend of Nursing Award from the Virginia Nurses Association with Delegate Roxann Robinson for our work on increasing hospital safety for nurses and strengthening penalties for assaulting health care professionals.

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We had a fantastic morning at Elizabeth Redd Elementary School in Richmond with Vision to Learn and Conexus to celebrate our efforts to ensure every child can see clearly at school.

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Delegate Jeff Bourne and I had a great conversation with the folks at Muster discussing grassroots advocacy and the importance of bipartisan partnership for good policy.

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I enjoyed catching up with the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau and the Virginia Farm Bureau.

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We had an early morning meeting with the Midlothian Business Alliance chatting about our priorities in the upcoming General Assembly Session.

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It was an honor to pay tribute to all of our veterans at the Chesterfield County Historical Courthouse on Veterans’ Day. Thank you to all who served and sacrificed for our great country.

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The Free Clinic of Powhatan does incredible work in service of those in need. Thank you to Connie Moslow and her team for spending the morning with me discussing the services they provide and the volunteer work that makes it all possible.

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I had a great meeting with the Maymont Foundation.

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During the interim between sessions, I serve on several commissions, including the Joint Commission on Health Care, the Unemployment Commission, the Child Support Guidelines Review Panel, and the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program. We are wrapping up our work before the 2018 Session.


In the News

“Virginia state senators file bill to prohibit painful tests on dogs and cats” - Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12-13-17

“Virginia lawmaker aims to ensure dual-enrollment credits count for college” - The Washington Post, 12-14-17

“Editorial: Yes to more animal-welfare legislation at the General Assembly” - The Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12-19-17

“Richmond state senator steps forward to help carry schools initiative through General Assembly” - Richmond Times-Dispatch, 11-15-17

“Sturtevant and Goldman column: Richmond's students need you! Bipartisan Nov. 7 mandate will change their lives” - Richmond Times-Dispatch, 10-23-17

“Editorial: Report raises troubling questions about dual enrollment programs” - The Roanoke Times, 10-16-17

“Veterans group calls for an end to deadly dog experiments” - WRIC, 10-20-17


Contact Us

Office Address:
Pocahontas Building
900 E. Main Street, Room 513
Richmond, Virginia 23218

Mailing Address During Session:
Senate of Virginia
Attention: Senator Glen Sturtevant
P.O. Box 396
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: (804) 698-7510
Email: district10@senate.virginia.gov