Archive for May, 2017

Lieutenant Governor candidate Rossi will speak to Rockbridge Dems May 24

Gene Rossi, candidate for Lieutenant Governor in the June 13 Democratic primary, will speak at the next meeting of the Rockbridge County Democratic Committee on Wednesday May 24 at the Virginia Horse Center, 487 Maury River Road.

Everyone is invited. RCDC membership is not required.

A former Federal prosecutor who targeted doctors who over-prescribed pain pills, Gene Rossi spent 27 years in the US Justice Department.  Also a former gubernatorial aide, he now hopes to tackle Virginia’s opioid crisis as the State’s Lieutenant Governor.

The cash bar will open at 5:30 pm; Dinner is at 6:15.  Please RSVP by May 22 for dinner to Jay Clarke at  The price for dinner is $20; pay at the door.  Vegetarian meals available on request.  You may attend Gene’s talk without eating dinner, if you wish.  He will begin about 7:00 pm.

Questions?  Contact Jay Clarke at or 540-261-8861.

Meet candidate Susan Platt May 5

Susan Platt, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Governor in the June 13 primary, will be in Lexington for a meet-and-greet with area Democrats on Friday May 5 at 5 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room of City Hall, 300 East Washington Street.

You can find out more about Susan and her campaign at her website here.

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