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U.S. Senator Pat Toomey to Speak at 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference Luncheon

(Harrisburg, PA) - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey be a featured speaker at the 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conferenceto be held March 31st and April 1st at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA. 
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.
  
Columnist and social media commentator Ben Shapiro will be the featured speaker at the conference dinner on Friday, March 31st.  He will be joined in addressing the conference by Peter Schweizer, author and President of the Government Accountability Institute, CNN Commentator Jeff Lord, State Senator Scott Wagner, Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai, Tea Party Patriots leader Jenny Beth Martin; Andy Schlafly of the Phyllis Schlafly Eagles; along with Congressmen Lou BarlettaScott Perry and Keith RothfusJohn Gizzi of Newsmax and Randy Wenger form the Pennsylvania Family Institute.  
The 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conferencewill feature four interactive panel presentations including: Draining the Susquehanna Swamp moderated by Brittney Parker of the State Policy Network, Policies That Work moderated by Charles Mitchell of the Commonwealth Foundation; And Justice for All moderated by Kevin Shivers from the National Federation of Independent Business-PA; And, Communicating the Conservative Message moderated by political commentator Lenny McAllister.  
Attendees at the 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conferencewill have the opportunity to receive valuable training by participating in conference workshops including Talking to Your Legislator; The Constitution: Questions & CuriositiesNow It's a Local Battle: Protecting Privacy in Our Schools; and Win Big League: How to Win Your Campaign.
Additional speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.
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Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org.  
 
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Pat Toomey, U. S. Senator was elected to the U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania in 2010 on a platform of limited government, economic and job growth, and restoring fiscal responsibility. He was re-elected in 2016.
Since joining the Senate in 2011, he has distinguished himself as a leader on economic, financial services and budgetary issues, striving to restore fiscal discipline to Washington and economic opportunity for all Americans.
In 2012, Sen. Toomey helped write and enact the bipartisan JOBS Act, which cuts regulatory burdens on small and medium-sized businesses making it easier for them to raise capital and create jobs.

Sen. Toomey previously served in Congress as a member of the House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 15 Congressional District, where he championed economic growth and fiscal discipline. Honoring his pledge to limit himself to three terms, he did not seek re-election to the House in 2004.

In addition to his public service, the senator has also served as president of the Club for Growth, owned and operated a small restaurant chain in the Lehigh Valley, and worked in the financial services industry.

A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in Zionsville with his wife, Kris, and their three children.

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John Gizzi, Randy Wenger Featured Speakers at 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference Breakfast

(Harrisburg, PA) – Perennial PLC favorite John Gizzi of Newsmax will present a national overview and Randy Wenger of the Pennsylvania Family Institute will deliver an update on social issues as featured speakers at the Saturday morning breakfast at the 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference to be held March 31st and April 1st at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA.

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.

 

Columnist and social media commentator Ben Shapiro will be the featured speaker at the conference dinner on Friday, March 31st.  He will be joined in addressing the conference by Peter Schweizer, author and President of the Government Accountability Institute, CNN Commentator Jeff Lord, State Senator Scott Wagner, Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai, Tea Party Patriots leader Jenny Beth Martin; Andy Schlafly of the Phyllis Schlafly Eagles; along with Congressmen Lou Barletta, Scott Perry and Keith Rothfus

The 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will feature four interactive panel presentations including: Draining the Susquehanna Swamp moderated by Brittney Parker of the State Policy Network, Policies That Work moderated by Charles Mitchell of the Commonwealth Foundation; And Justice for All moderated by Kevin Shivers from the National Federation of Independent Business-PA; And, Communicating the Conservative Message moderated by political commentator Lenny McAllister

Attendees at the 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will have the opportunity to receive valuable training by participating in conference workshops including Talking to Your Legislator; The Constitution: Questions & Curiosities; Now It’s a Local Battle: Protecting Privacy in Our Schools; and Win Big League: How to Win Your Campaign.

Additional speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.

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Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org  Enter promo code EarlyBird to receive an early registration discount. The EarlyBird discount has been extended thru this weekend!  REGISTER TODAY!

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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. For many years he held a similar position with the venerable conservative publication Human Events. He has appeared on countless radio and TV shows in America and in 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).

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Randall Wenger is Chief Operating Officer of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, which advocates for life and religious liberty in the legislature on behalf of tens of thousands of supporters statewide. He is also Chief Counsel of the Independence Law Center, a pro-bono law center dedicated to maintaining those liberties that have made America great and free. His cases included representation of Conestoga Wood and its owners, the Hahn family, in a companion case to Hobby Lobby, a recent religious liberty win before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Randall has an economics degree from the University of Chicago and earned his J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Lancaster County, and he and his wife Tina have seven children.

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Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org  Enter promo code EarlyBird to receive an early registration discount.  EarlyBird discount rates now in effect thru this weekend!!!

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Workshop Topics Announced for 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference

(Harrisburg, PA) – Attendees at the 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will have the opportunity to receive valuable training by participating in conference workshops including Talking to Your Legislator; The Constitution: Questions & Curiosities; Now It’s a Local Battle: Protecting Privacy in Our Schools; and Win Big League: How to Win Your Campaign.

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.  It will be held March 31 and April 1, 2017 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA.

Columnist and social media commentator Ben Shapiro will be the featured speaker at the conference dinner on Friday, March 31st.  He will be joined in addressing the conference by Peter Schweizer, author and President of the Government Accountability Institute, CNN Commentator Jeff Lord, State Senator Scott Wagner, Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai, Tea Party Patriots leader Jenny Beth Martin; Andy Schlafly of the Phyllis Schlafly Eagles; along with Congressmen Lou Barletta, Scott Perry and Keith Rothfus

The 2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will feature four interactive panel presentations including: Draining the Susquehanna Swamp moderated by Brittney Parker of the State Policy Network, Policies That Work moderated by Charles Mitchell of the Commonwealth Foundation; And Justice for All moderated by Kevin Shivers from the National Federation of Independent Business-PA; And, Communicating the Conservative Message moderated by political commentator Lenny McAllister

Additional speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.

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Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org  Enter promo code EarlyBird to receive an early registration discount. The EarlyBird discount has been extended to March 10th!  REGISTER TODAY!

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Here are details of the four workshops to be presented at the conference:

Friday, March 31, 2017

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Talking to Your Legislator

Americans for Prosperity

Presenters: 

Beth Anne Mumford, Americans for Prosperity-PA

Anna McCauslin, Americans for Prosperity-PA

Friday, March 31. 2017

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

The Constitution: Questions & Curiosities

Constitutional Organization of Liberty

Presenters:

State Senator Mike Folmer

Jeff Griffith, COOL

Louis Petolicchio, COOL

Friday, March 31, 2017

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Now It’s a Local Battle: Protecting Student Privacy in Our Schools

Pennsylvania Family Institute

Presenters:

Carla D’Addesi, Defend My Privacy Coalition

Jeremy Samek, Independence Law Center

Randy Wenger, Independence Law Center

Saturday, April 1, 2017

1:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Win Big League: How to Win Your Campaign

Leadership Institute

Presenter:

Bill Faulk, Leadership Institute

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Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org  Enter promo code EarlyBird to receive an early registration discount.  EarlyBird discount rates now in effect until March 10th!!! 

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