Today is Lobby Day at the General Assembly in Richmond. Please make your way to downtown Richmond to engage your government!


VA Tea Party Patriots Federation

Lobby Day at the Capitol 

JANUARY 16, 2012


Schedule of Events:


8:30am to Noon

“Relax by the Fireplace” 

The Tobacco Co. Victorian Lounge

12th and Cary St

Meet up with your friends, hang out by the fire. Then hop the “Grassroots Taxi” to the Capitol.

Complimentary coffee

“Grassroots Taxi” to the Capitol  (8:30am to 3pm)

Sponsored by Central Virginia Tea Party (Driver tips appreciated)




8:30am until …

Lobby your Legislators

General Assembly Building (GAB)

910 Capitol Square,

(9th & Broad st)

Make advance appointments with your Legislators or their Legislative assistant.


Hook up with a Patriot Capitol Guide

Tours leave from the 1st floor information desk at  8:30, 9:30 & 10:30am

Provided by Richmond Tea Party Legislative Committee.




8:30am until …

General Assembly, Monday, standing committee meetings.

General Assembly Building (GAB)

910 Capitol Square

(9th & Broad Sts.)

Schedule attached




9:30 – 11:00 am

Patriot Hospitality rooms:

In the General Assembly Building

Sponsored by some of our Delegates. They are buying us coffee!

Stop by between appointments with your legislators.


Northern, Western and Southwestern Patriot groups:

7th floor West conference room.

Sponsored by Delegates Scott Lingamfelter and Rich Anderson


Central Virginia and Tidewater Patriot groups:

8th floor West conference room.

Sponsored by Delegates John O’Bannon and Peter Farrell




11:00am to noon

Rally at the Bell Tower.

Join the Virginia Civil Defense League (VCDL)

for their annual Lobby Day Rally at the Capitol Bell Tower.

(No signs with poles permitted on the Capitol grounds)




11:00am – 1pm

Patriot Lunch Special

Sam Miller’s

1210 East Cary St, in historic Shockoe Slip

$9.50 including tax and tip

Select 2 from:  Soup, 1/2 sandwich,  1/2 salad.

Nonalcoholic beverage and small dessert are included.

“Grassroots Taxi” to the Restaurant from 9th & Grace St. until 3pm

Compliments of  Central Virginia Tea Party (driver tips appreciated)



12:00 Noon

General Assembly Session

Watch from the Capitol gallery – or –

On closed circuit TV in the General Assembly Building Conference rooms.



2 – 5pm

Legislator Meet & Greet Reception

Sam Miller’s

1210 East Cary St

Light hors d’oeuvres. Cash bar.

Happy Hour begins at 2pm


Invite your Legislators to stop by

Complimentary car service from the Capitol

Details are in his/her invitation.


Sponsored by VTPP Federation, CoLA Committee





January 16, Martin Luther King Day, is a Federal Holiday.



Sign up for CoLA Action Alerts during the General Assembly.

Help PASS or KILL a bill….Let your voice be heard !






~  Schedule  ~

January 16, 2012






8:30 am

House Finance



House Room D

1st Floor Lobby



9:00 am

House Education


House Room C

1st Floor Lobby



9:00 am

Senate Agricultural Conservation

& Natural Resources


Senate Room B

1st Floor Lobby



9:00 am

Senate Courts of Justice


Senate Room A

1st Floor Lobby


12:00 Noon


Watch from the Capitol Galleries – or – Closed Circuit TV

In General Assembly Building Conference Rooms


House Appropriations


Appropriations Room – 9th Floor



House Courts of Justice


House Room C

1st Floor Lobby



Senate Commerce & Labor


Senate Room B

1st Floor Lobby


* Half Hour After Adjournment