(Harrisburg, PA) – John Gizzi, national political correspondent for Newsmax and Newsmax TV commentator; and Jeffrey Lord columnist for the American Spectator and CNN commentator will be the breakfast speakers at the 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference 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
Also announced as speakers for the conference are 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, Congressman Mike Kelly, and Heritage Foundation President Senator Jim DeMint. There will also be four interactive panel presentations and three workshop sessions.
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.
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).
Jeffrey Lord is a former Associate Political Director in the Reagan White House, as well as an aide to Secretary Jack Kemp at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Lord began his political career as a staff member to Senate Republican Leaders Richard C. Frame and Henry G. Hager. After an unsuccessful run for the state legislature in 1976, Lord went to Washington where he served as press secretary, legislative director and House Budget Committee state member for Pennsylvania U.S. Congressman Bud Shuster, followed by two years as executive assistant to U.S. Senator John Heinz and chief of staff to national Reagan-Bush campaign co-chair Drew Lewis, Reagan’s Secretary of Transportation.
Now a columnist and contributing editor at The American Spectator, Lord is also a columnist at Conservative Review and NewsBusters. A CNN commentator, he is the author of What America Needs: The Case for Trump and The Borking Rebellion, the story of a U.S. Senate judicial confirmation battle. He has appeared on some 100 radio talk shows across America, including Sean Hannity and Mark Levin. His work has been cited on-air by radio host Rush Limbaugh. He lives in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
The 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conferencewill feature four interactive panel presentations including Tax, Borrow & Spend: How Wolf’s Agenda Harms Pennsylvanians and Enriches Unions; Restoring the American Dream; All Politics Are Local and Litigating for Liberty. There will be three workshop sessions including: Going Viral: Make Social Media Work for You; Faith of Our Founding Fathers; and, Campaigning Like It’s 2015, Not 1999.