2013-04-25 / Local & State

Conservatives Gather For Annual Conference

By Peter Jackson

ASSOCIATED PRESS

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) – Two days of political speeches and workshops are on tap at a hotel outside Harrisburg as conservative activists from across the state attend the annual Pennsylvania Leadership

Conference.

Gov. Tom Corbett, Fox News contributor Stephen Hayes and Jim DeMint, the former senator from South Carolina who took over earlier this month as president of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank.

Pennsylvania’s U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is slated to speak earlier Friday.

The event includes panel discussions on the fight again compulsory union membership and the use of social media to get out the conservative message. Workshops include programs on citizen lobbying and states’ rights.

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