Primary elections tomorrow, Tuesday, June 13

Let’s practice getting out to vote now! To find out where your polling station is, click here:


50 Pints

Monday, June 12 (this afternoon!) is the weekly gathering at the Devil’s Backbone Outpost on Route 11 North in Lexington. Bring a meal, bring a friend, share a drink and political discussion.


Bob Goodlatte’s Thursday Open Door Meeting

This Thursday, June 15 is Bob Goodlatte’s Open Door Meeting, from 9:00 – 10:30 AM in Lexington. Get more details and let us know if you’re planning to attend here.


50 Ways-Rockbridge Community Potluck Picnic

Next Tuesday, June 20, at 5:30, we’re having a potluck picnic instead of our regular meeting!

Sign up here to attend (let us know how many of you are planning to attend!)

For more details, read this blog post.


Healthcare bill in the Senate

Here is the list of the members of the Senate Healthcare Committee. Although we don’t live in their states, there’s nothing to stop us from tweeting to let them know how we feel!
There is talk that the senate version of the bill will do away with the essential benefits (maternity care, emergency services, mental health and substance use disorder services, and more.)
Let the members of the committee hear your opinions–Twitter handles below:
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky:
Sen. John Cornyn of Texas:
Sen. John Thune of South Dakota:
Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming:
HELP Chairman Lamar Alexander of Tennessee:
Budget Chairman Mike Enzi of Wyoming:
Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah:
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas:
Sen. Mike Lee of Utah:
Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas:
Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado:
Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio:
Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania: