Press Release • June 13, 2017
When I was a kid, playing basketball, one of the most important lessons I learned is that sometimes, you can hit every shot, make every play… and things just don’t go your way.
Unfortunately, tonight was one of those nights. A few minutes ago, I called to congratulate my friend Justin Fairfax on winning the Democratic primary for LG.
I’m glad to endorse Justin. And when we spoke, I told Justin that it’s important for Virginia’s next LG to have a passion for protecting people, to be a fighter for those who can’t speak for themselves. Justin agreed.
News Article • June 12, 2017 • Vernon Miles • Alexandria Gazette Packet
For someone with a very keen sense of fairness, life has not been very fair to Gene Rossi.
News Article • June 7, 2017 • Gene Rossi • The Roanoke Times
Rossi, a former federal prosecutor, is one of three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the June 13 primary.
This has been a challenging year for many Virginians. Our new President, for whom most Virginians did not vote and do not support, has begun implementing policies that are divisive at best: an unconstitutional Muslim ban, a proposed massive tax cut for billionaires who do not deserve it, and fighting to end coverage for pre-existing conditions.
News Article • May 31, 2017 • John Fredericks Show
News Article • May 31, 2017 • Allison Brophy Champion • Culpeper Star Exponent
Former longtime federal prosecutor Gene Rossi is one of three Democrat seeking the lieutenant governor nomination in the June 13 primary. If he wins next month and in the general election in November, he envisions using the position as a Teddy Roosevelt-type “bully pulpit” to travel the state advocating for Medicaid expansion, public education investment and criminal justice reform.
In his decades working for the Dept. of Justice, mostly in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Alexandria, Rossi, who retired last year, said he prosecuted some really bad people.
News Article • May 31, 2017 • Andrea Worker • The Arlington Connection
News Article • May 29, 2017 • NBC29
News Article • May 29, 2017 • Taylor Cairns • CBS 19
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- On Monday, Indivisible Charlottesville hosted an ice cream social and debate with the three democratic candidates for lieutenant governor.
This is the first time that candidates Susan Platt, Justin Fairfax, and Gene Rossi have met in Charlottesville.
Press Release • May 24, 2017
ALEXANDRIA – Democrat Gene Rossi, candidate for Lt. Governor, today released his first Internet ad, entitled, “Story.”
“I have a passion for protecting people,” said Rossi. “I wanted voters to understand it’s deep in my values – not some recent development or career ambition. It’s about people, and me spending my career fighting for those who can’t always speak for themselves.”
News Article • May 24, 2017 • Lowell Feld • Blue Virginia
Debate held earlier this evening at Oakton High School in Fairfax County, moderated by Fairfax County/Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay. One thing that jumped out at me was that all three candidates pledged not to take money from Dominion Power, which truly is becoming toxic in Virginia. In addition, Justin Fairfax pledged not to take any money from the tobacco industry. And all three candidates agreed that Virginia needs much tougher ethics laws, with Gene Rossi declaring that “the old Virginia Way — let’s get rid of it.”