Panel Topics, Moderators, Panelists Announced

Member Group : PA Leadership Conference

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(Harrisburg, PA) –  The 2020 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference to be held March 27-28, 2020 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill, PA will include five interactive panel presentations with topics including Free Market Approach to Health Care; Competitive, Simple & Fair: The Trifecta for Comprehensive Tax Reform; Expanding Educational Opportunities; Combating Environmental Extremism; And, How Unions Keep Public Employees form Ending Their Memberships.

Announced speakers include Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz as the featured dinner speaker, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum; L. Brent Bozell, III of the Media Research Center; Congressman Scott Perry; John Gizzi of Newsmax; Dr. Paul Kengor from the Institute for Faith & Freedom at Grove City College; Corey DeAngelis, Director of School Choice at the Reason Foundation; Kelly Ann Pidgeon from Armed & Feminine and Kurt Kondrich, father of a Down Syndrome child.

The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is the premiere gathering of public policy conservatives each year in the Keystone State.  It is the largest and longest-running of the state-based conservative conferences regularly attracting a long list of conservative elected officials, scholars, journalists and activists for two days of speeches, panel presentations, workshops and networking.

Additional speakers and workshop details will be announced over the coming weeks.

Moderators and panelists include:


Free Market Approach to Health Care

Moderator: Jezree Friend, Manufacturers & Business Association

Panelists: Former Congressman Phil English, Arent/Fox; Robert Graboyes, Mercatus Center; Christopher Wright, Potomac TEA Party


Competitive, Simple & Fair: The Trifecta for Comprehensive Tax Reform

Moderator: Ashley Klingensmith, Americans for Prosperity

Panelists: State Representative Kerry Benninghoff; Douglass Henry, CEO Henry Molded Products, Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council


Expanding Educational Opportunities–

Moderator: Otto Banks, REACH

Panelists: Frank Brogan, Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education; Dr. Karima Fitzgerald, surgeon; State Senator John DiSanto


Combating Environmental Extremism

Moderator: Greg Wrightstone, author of Inconvenient Facts

Panelists: Joe Bastardi, Weather Bell; Rebecca Oyler, National Federation of Independent Business; State Representative Kathy Rapp.


How Unions Keep Public Employees From Ending Their Memberships

Moderator: David Osborne, Fairness Center

Panelists: Greg Hartnett, Public School Teacher; Elisabeth Kines, Americans for Fair Treatment; State Representative Greg Rothman


Registration for the 2020 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is NOW OPEN at Early Bird registration rates at