PHILADELPHIA, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senator,
and possible presidential candidate, Fred Thompson and Gov. Mike Huckabee
will speak before an audience of nearly 2,000 state legislators and
business leaders at the American Legislative Exchange Council's National
Forum luncheon at ALEC's 34th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on Friday,
This event is just part of ALEC's annual meeting held July 24 to 29 at
the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown at 1201 Market Street. Other speakers
will include Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Newt
Gingrich, The Honorable Dick Armey, The Honorable Billy Tauzin, Neil Cavuto
of FOX News, John Fund of OpinionJournal.com, Miss America, Lauren Nelson,
and many others.
"ALEC's Democrat and Republican members participate in substantive
public policy sessions throughout the Annual Meeting, and legislators
return to their state capitols better prepared to serve their
constituents," said Iowa State Representative Dolores Mertz, ALEC's 2007
The special workshops featured at this meeting will cover energy,
health care, education and technology issues.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is dedicated to
developing model policies based on the Jeffersonian principles of free
markets, limited government, federalism, and individual liberty. ALEC is
the nation's largest nonpartisan, individual membership organization of
state legislators, with over 2,400 legislator members from all fifty
states, and 87 former members serving in the U.S. Congress.
SOURCE American Legislative Exchange Council