Third District, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Legislative Lobby Day with Governor Ralph Northam, Delegate Luke Torian (Omega), Delegate C.E. Cliff Hayes, Jr. (Omega and Moderator), Delegate Lamont Bagby, Delegate Jeffery M. Bourne and Delegate Sam Rasoul on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday on January 15, 2018. Brother Kevin Brown, District Representative, Brother Conrado B. Morgan, First Vice District Representative, Brother Robert Fairchild, Political Action Chairman, Brother Frank Dunn, Central Area One Supervisor, Brother Elisha Morris, Central Area Two Supervisor, Basilei Brother Hank Mabry, Zeta Iota Chapter, Brother Jeffery L. Tarpley, Upsilon Nu Chapter, Brother Jay Allen, Phi Phi Chapter, Brother Craig Spraggins, Psi Alpha Alpha Chapter, Brother Renaldo Barber, Lambda Omega Chapter and a host Brothers from around the Third District met with the Governor in his office on his first day in office and the Delegates in the Suntrust Bank Building in Richmond Virginia.
The main topics of discussion as moderated by Delegate Cliff Hayes and the other delegates listed above in the Suntrust Bank Building were education (public school funding and student discipline), criminal justice (felony threshold and juveniles condiment with adults), voting rights (restoration of rights and absentee voting), health care (access to health care and mental heath), veterans issues (educational and medical support and taxes on retirement pay) and funding for mentoring programs at the chapter level.
Delegate Luke Torian stated “please contact your Delegate’s Legislative Aide if you want to request funding for your mentorship programs at the chapter level.”
The Brothers of the Third District were recognized in the Gallery as special guest of Delegate Cliff Hayes.
Delegate Cliff Hayes and Delegate Delores L. McQuinn delivered very special announcements in the house in honor and in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Please view the speeches below.