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Panel Topics, Moderators, Panelists Announced for 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference

(Harrisburg, PA) – The 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will feature four interactive panel presentations including: Tax, Borrow & Spend: How Wolf’s Agenda Harms Pennsylvanians; Restoring the American Dream; All Politics are Local; And, Litigating for Liberty.  Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org

The 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will be held April 1-2, 2016 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA.   In addition to the panel presentations announced speakers include Fox News Channel (FNC) senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano,Stephen Moore of Fox News, State Senator Scott Wagner,  Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative and Congressman Mike Kelly.

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.

This year’s panel presentations include:

Tax Borrow & Spend: How Wolf’s Agenda Harms Pennsylvanians

Moderator:    Matthew Brouillette, Commonwealth Foundation

Panelists:      State Representative Seth Grove

                        Beth Anne Mumford, Americans for Prosperity-PA

                        James Paul, Commonwealth Foundation

                        David Taylor, PA Manufacturers Association

Restoring the American Dream

Moderator:    Lenny McAllister, KDKA Radio

Panelists:      State Representative Stephen Bloom

                        Hon. Phil English, Arent/Fox

                        Rev. Dr. Herbert Lusk, II, Greater Exodus Baptist Church

                        Dr. Mark Kendrickson, Grove City College

                        Jennifer A. Marshall, Heritage Foundation

All Politics Are Local

Moderator:    Rose Tennent, WPGP Talk Show Host

Panelists:      Laureen Cummings, Lackawanna County Commissioner

                        Joe Gale, Montgomery County Commissioner

                        Sam DeMarco, Allegheny County Councilman

                        Lisa Esler, Penn Delco School Board

                        Joe Harford, Walker Township Supervisor

Litigating for Liberty

Moderator:    Kevin Shivers, National Federation of Independent Business/PA

Panelists:      Jordan Lorence, Alliance Defending Freedom

                        David Osborne, Fairness Center

                        Randy Wenger, Independence Institute

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

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Congressman Mike Kelly to Speak at PLC2016

(Harrisburg, PA) – U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-Butler) will deliver an address to the 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conferenceon key national issues during the event which will be held April 1-2, 2016 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA.   Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org

Congressman Kelly will join Fox News Channel (FNC) senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano, Stephen Moore of Fox News, State Senator Scott Wagner, and Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative as featured speakers at the 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference.

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.

Congressman Mike Kelly represents the Third Congressional District in the northwestern corner of Pennsylvania.  He was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Butler, Pennsylvania, where he has lived for more than 50 years. After graduating from Butler High School in 1966, Mike attended the University of Notre Dame on a football and academic scholarship. After college, Mike moved back to Butler to work at Kelly Chevrolet-Cadillac, Inc., a company founded by his father in the early 1950s. Mike took ownership of the dealership in the mid-1990s and expanded its operations to include Hyundai and KIA franchises.

Prior to entering Congress, Mike served on the Butler City Council and sat on the boards of several local and civic organizations, including the Housing Authority of Butler County, the Redevelopment Authority of Butler County, and the Moraine Trails Council of Boys Scouts of America.

A member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, he is considered to be a leader among his colleagues as he serves as the Republican chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, the Congressional Korea Caucus, the House Automotive Caucus, the House Retirement Security Caucus, and the House Small Brewers Caucus. He also sits on the steering committee of the Republican Study Committee.

Additional speakers, panel and workshop topics will be announced over the coming weeks.

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Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative to Speak at 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference

(Harrisburg, PA) – Daniel Garza, Executive Director of the LIBRE Initiative will anchor a 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference look at restoring the American Dream when he addresses the conference which will be held April 1-2, 2016 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA.   Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org

TheLIBRE Initiativeis a national organization advancing principles and values of economic freedom that empowers the U.S. Hispanic community to thrive and succeed. Mr. Garza has a compelling life story and has emerged as a leading voice for pro-growth, free market solutions to lifting people out of poverty.  Following his address, KDKA Radio host Lenny McAllister will moderate a panel discussion entitled Restoring the American Dream.

Mr. Garza will join Fox News Channel (FNC) senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano, Stephen Moore of Fox News, and State Senator Scott Wagner as featured speakers at the 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference , which 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.

Daniel Garza was tapped by President George W. Bush to serve as Associate Director of the Office of Public Liaison in the White House in 2004.  He then became President for Televisa’s Editorial house and was the host of Univision’s weekly program Agenda Washington before taking on his current role as Executive Director of the LIBRE Initiative in June of 2011.  He consistently provides a free market perspective as a regular contributor to Univision, Telemundo, and national television/print outlets such as USA Today, the Wall Street Journal and The Federalist.

Born in the Central Valley of California, Garza migrated with his family annually from their ancestral hometown of Garza Gonzalez in Neuvo Leon, Mexico throughout California, Nebraska and Washington State following the crop season as farm workers.  His first-hand knowledge of the plight of the immigrant community has earned him a reputation for advocating on behalf of Hispanics for sound public policy recognizing the current status of our economy requires that this vital community play an essential role in bringing about free market solutions.

View a short video of his life story here: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiF0v2606nKAhUJFj4KHbV8Aa0QtwIIHDAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dx2Z2P48ye70&usg=AFQjCNFMOikIKHw2Bwx8-kxfUt5GGbdPkg&sig2=ALGD4zcPdgjD8yFkgFXF-A&bvm=bv.111677986,d.dmo

Additional speakers, panel and workshop topics will be announced over the coming weeks.

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