March 5, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lowman Henry
John Gizzi, Matt Brouillette Breakfast Speakers at
2014 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference
(Harrisburg, PA) – A Pennsylvania Leadership Conference tradition continues as John Gizzi of Newsmax will present an overview of national politics at during the conference’s Saturday breakfast. The breakfast will also feature a presentation by Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation on Paycheck Protection legislation aimed at ending government collection of union dues. Colin Hanna of Let Freedom Ring, USA will serve as the breakfast M.C.
The premiere gathering of conservatives each year in the Keystone State, the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference this year will include featured dinner speaker Jonah Goldberg of National Review/Fox News, luncheon speaker Michael Reagan, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and Congressman Mike Kelly, and Dr. Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute. Additional speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.
The 25th annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will be held April 4-5, 2014 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA. Complete information on the conference including agenda, speaker information and registration is available at [L]www.paleadershipconference.org[EL].
This year’s conference will also feature four interactive panel presentations including: Obamacare: No Magic Beans moderated by Anna McCauslin of Americans for Prosperity/PA; How Free Market Capitalism Raises All Boats with moderator Tom Smith, 2012 GOP U.S. Senate Nominee; Kumbaya: Working Together with moderator Kevin Shivers of the PA Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business: and Emerging Constituencies moderated by Evan Feinberg of Generation Opportunity.
Workshops at the 2014 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will include Organizing for Victory presented by American Majority; AIM: Arms, Infringement and Militia sponsored by the Constitutional Organization of Liberty; Women’s Leadership Training by the Leadership Institute; and a Citizens Journalism workshop presented by the Franklin Center for Public and Government Integrity.
The conference will also include an exhibition area including representatives from over 40 conservative groups from across the state.
John Gizzi is Newsmax’s chief political columnist and White House correspondent. He is "the man who knows everyone in Washington" as well as many who hold elected positions and party leadership roles throughout America. He has appeared on countless radio and TV shows in America and Europe. He is the recipient of the William A. Rusher Award for Journalistic Excellence and was named Journalist of the Year by the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Matthew J. Brouillette is President & CEO of the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives, a think tank that crafts free market policies, convinces Pennsylvanians of their benefits, and counters attacks on liberty.
Matt is a prominent voice in statewide public policy debates through frequent appearances in print, television, and talk radio across the Commonwealth. He is a regular guest host on WHP 580 AM in Harrisburg and KDKA 1020 AM in Pittsburgh. He also writes a bi-monthly column for the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal.
Prior to the Commonwealth Foundation, Matt served at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan as Director of Education Policy. And before his career in public policy, Matt spent seven years teaching history and coaching football and baseball at the high school and middle school levels. Matt also taught history and economics at the university level. He is married and has four children.
Registration for the 2014 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is now open at [L]www.paleadershipconference.org[EL].