Doctor’s Note: Delivering Common-sense Solutions for Virginians

Doctor’s Note: Delivering Common-sense Solutions for Virginians As the legislative session draws to a close and the pace at our Capitol settles down, there’s a lot to share about the advancement of new laws and smart reforms that will benefit Virginia families and businesses. I am very honored to represent the people of [...]

By | 2019-02-24T17:54:08+00:00 February 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doctor’s Note: Delivering Common-sense Solutions for Virginians

Doctor’s Note: Respect Life

Doctor’s Note: Respect Life   I am heartbroken and stunned by the remarks made in Virginia this week regarding late-term abortion. As a mother and a doctor, I am saddened that we have undertaken a debate about willfully terminating infant life during the final days of pregnancy or even during birth. As an obstetrician, [...]

By | 2019-02-01T12:50:54+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doctor’s Note: Respect Life

Press Release: Senate Republicans Unveil $1 Billion Tax Relief Plan

Press Release: Senate Republicans Unveil $1 Billion Tax Relief Plan   RICHMOND, VA, 30 JANUARY 2019: The 21-member Senate Majority Republican Caucus today unveiled a plan to provide Virginia taxpayers with nearly $1 billion in tax relief over the next two years.“The plan all Senate Republicans are united behind will give every Virginian who [...]

By | 2019-01-30T22:54:50+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release: Senate Republicans Unveil $1 Billion Tax Relief Plan

Doctor’s Note: School Safety

Doctor's Note: School Safety Nationwide, we’ve seen too many episodes of violence in our schools and communities. We have the resources for greater vigilance and prevention, and it’s time we put them to use. Virginia’s yearly budget already includes funds to equip our schools with security devices. What we need now isn’t [...]

By | 2019-01-29T20:04:55+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doctor’s Note: School Safety

Doctor’s Note: Early Childhood Success Act

Doctor’s Note: Early Childhood Success Act As a mom of four, I’ve been privileged to watch my children develop from infancy to adulthood, exploring their own interests and achieving their own goals through the enrichment of education. For a child, education opens the doors to curiosity, confidence, and skill. It’s never too [...]

By | 2019-01-28T18:05:18+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doctor’s Note: Early Childhood Success Act

Doctor’s Note: Making Sense of Medical Marijuana

Doctor's Note: Making Sense of Medical Marijuana   Each time I consider how to solve a problem, whether it arises in my own home or impacts the diverse lives of our district and state, I weigh the potential risks against the desired benefits. You and I each make these calculations in our daily lives, [...]

By | 2019-01-24T18:11:34+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doctor’s Note: Making Sense of Medical Marijuana

Doctor’s Note: Small Business Initiatives

Doctor’s Note: Small Business Initiatives Alongside my medical practice, I own and operate a small business that helps staff women’s care units in hospitals. Owning a business is both a privilege and a challenge. I’m inspired by the energy and innovation of so many Virginia entrepreneurs, and I am committed to ensuring [...]

By | 2019-01-21T13:17:25+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doctor’s Note: Small Business Initiatives

2019 Initiatives to Drive Virginia Opportunity

2019 Initiatives to Drive Virginia Opportunity Welcome, 2019! For many of us, the beginning of the year brings renewed perspective. It’s a restart of the calendar and a refresh of the mind. It’s also the time of year when Virginia elected representatives like me convene at our Capitol in downtown Richmond. For [...]

By | 2019-01-08T20:24:08+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2019 Initiatives to Drive Virginia Opportunity

Senator Dunnavant Recognized as Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Senate Legislator of the Year

Senator Dunnavant Recognized as Virginia Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Senate Legislator of the Year EMBARGOED UNTIL 8 PM, TUESDAY MAY 15 Contact: Samantha Moore s.moore@vachamber.com Virginia Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Legislators with “Free Enterprise Award” for Work to Improve Virginia’s Economic Competitiveness RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce today named the [...]

By | 2018-10-02T20:44:29+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Senator Dunnavant Recognized as Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Senate Legislator of the Year

Crossover Update: Healthcare

Crossover Update: Healthcare Cost and Coverage We have to get the cost of health insurance under control. In an effort to address rising costs and be more innovative I have patroned and copatroned a number of reforms that will reduce cost for health insurance. SB 844 I patroned with Senator Reeves will allow [...]

By | 2018-10-02T20:41:07+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Crossover Update: Healthcare

Crossover Update: Education

Crossover Update: Education   Higher Education It is time we refreshed how we approach enrollment in Virginia’s two-year and four-year colleges so that we are better serving students to reduce the cost of higher education for families, help better prepare high school for higher education, and reduce the time it takes to [...]

By | 2018-02-19T20:18:48+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Crossover Update: Education

Crossover Update: Local Legislation

Crossover Update: Local Legislation     Helping my constituents While the General Assembly Session is very short (only 60 days this year), I spend the whole year meeting with constituents to find out how I can help them as their state senator. A lot of times my legislation the following session is a result [...]

By | 2018-02-19T20:18:39+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Crossover Update: Local Legislation

Doctor’s Note: Addressing Virginia’s Opiate Crisis

Doctor’s Note: Addressing Virginia's Opiate Crisis   The crises of opiate addiction and overdose deaths continues to escalate. Virginians impacted by addiction all over the Commonwealth are doing all they can to reverse the course. I remain committed to ensuring the state is doing everything we can. There are two sides to addressing [...]

By | 2018-02-19T21:47:10+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Doctor’s Note: Addressing Virginia’s Opiate Crisis

Legislation to Address Sewage Runoff in James River Advances in Virginia Senate

PRESS RELEASE Legislation to Address Sewage Runoff in James River Advances in Virginia Senate RICHMOND – Senator Siobhan Dunnavant (R-12) today announced that her legislation to review the amount of sewage runoff in Virginia’s rivers advanced out of the Senate Rules Committee. The legislation, SB 782, would require the State Water Control [...]

By | 2018-09-18T21:14:04+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legislation to Address Sewage Runoff in James River Advances in Virginia Senate

Dunnavant and Wagner Advance Legislation Allowing Nonstock Corporations to Join Together to Offer Health Insurance to Members

PRESS RELEASE: Dunnavant and Wagner Advance Legislation Allowing Nonstock Corporations to Join Together to Offer Health Insurance to Members RICHMOND – Senators Siobhan Dunnavant (R-12) and Frank Wagner (R-7) have introduced legislation that would allow nonstock corporations like the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) Virginia to [...]

By | 2018-08-07T19:06:53+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dunnavant and Wagner Advance Legislation Allowing Nonstock Corporations to Join Together to Offer Health Insurance to Members
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