Virginia’s House District 61 (HD61) is a rural district located in south central Virginia and includes the counties of Amelia, Cumberland, Lunenburg (part), Mecklenburg, and Nottoway.
. . . with liberty and justice for all.
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We have a right to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and eat non-toxic food. We must be good caretakers of our natural resources and utilize environmentally friendly practices throughout the Commonwealth.
The key to a thriving economy is jobs. People live in rural communities, and they need local jobs. They need nearby businesses to employ them and to fulfill their food, clothing, medical, and other needs.
Education is the best weapon. The way out of poverty, the path to a better democracy, and the road to equality and justice is education. Students in low income communities deserve the same high quality education as those in higher income communities.
Healthcare is a right, not a privilege. Medical treatment must remain a decision made between patient and doctor. No discriminatory distinction should be made between female and male patient.
Lay down the burdens of hate at last and let peace finally triumph over violence, aggression, and war. ~ Rep. John Lewis (1940-2020)
RAISE YOUR VOICE
What changes do you want in your community?