Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Governor McAuliffe Statement on the Passing of Former State Senator Benjamin J. Lambert III

Terry McAuliffe, former chairman of the Democr...
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Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today honoring the life of former Virginia Senator Benny Lambert:

“I am saddened by the loss of a pioneering figure in Richmond and Virginia public life. Senator Benny Lambert overcame segregation and racial discrimination to become a leader in the Virginia General Assembly and a passionate voice for people in need. Dorothy’s and my thoughts and prayers are with Senator Lambert’s wife and family today as we honor his many contributions to making Virginia a safer, healthier and more prosperous place for all people.
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