Gillespie, Riggleman, Stewart, and Wagner to Speak at AFP-VA Grassroots Lobby Day

Jan 10, 2017 by AFP
Other speakers including Rep. Dave Brat, Martha Boneta and Tim Phillips will meet with over 250 citizen leaders from across Virginia 

RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity – Virginia (AFP-VA) will hold the 2017 Grassroots Lobby Day next Monday, January 16th (MLK, Jr. Day) with a speaker line-up of leading public advocates for economic freedom and limited government. Ed Gillespie, Denver Riggleman, Senator Frank Wagner, Supervisor Corey Stewart, and Representative Dave Brat will join other speakers and over 250 citizen leaders from across the Commonwealth. The event will continue AFP-VA’s advocacy for Building the Path to Prosperity, an effort to focus lawmakers on policies that lower the tax burden and increase economic opportunity and prosperity for all Virginians.

2017 Grassroots Lobby Day
Americans for Prosperity – Virginia 

Monday, January 16th, 2017
9 AM till 2 PM

Hilton Garden Inn
Richmond, VA


Ed Gillespie 

Denver Riggleman

Supervisor Corey Stewart 

Senator Frank Wagner 

Representative Dave Brat

Martha Boneta, Farming Rights Activist 

Tim Phillips, Americans for Prosperity President 

To RSVP or for any questions, please contact Adam Nicholson at or call 703-772-6838.

“Over 250 Virginians look forward to meeting with their lawmakers next Monday and sharing their policy priorities for building the path to prosperity in Virginia,” explained Tyler Foote, Virginia State Director of Americans for Prosperity. “Virginia has a proud history of grassroots advocacy and policy leadership and we will continue that tradition next Monday. We are glad that Ed Gillespie, Denver Riggleman, Supervisor Corey Stewart, Senator Frank Wagner, Representative Dave Brat, Martha Boneta, and AFP President Tim Phillips will meet with us to discuss the importance of citizen leadership in advancing economic freedom.”

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) exists to recruit, educate, and mobilize citizens in support of the policies and goals of a free society at the local, state, and federal level, helping every American live their dream – especially the least fortunate. AFP has more than 2.8 million activists across the nation, a local infrastructure that includes 35 state chapters, and has received financial support from more than 100,000 Americans in all 50 states. For more information, visit