2014

Sen. Marco Rubio to Make Major Policy Address on Retirement Security at National Press Club, May 13

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican who's considered a potential contender for the party's 2016 presidential nomination, will deliver a major policy address on retirement security at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on Tuesday, May 13.

A Cuban-American native of Miami, Rubio won election to the Senate in 2010 after serving as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. Since then he has become a leading conservative voice on fiscal and foreign policy issues while helping craft the compromise immigration bill that passed the Senate last year.

In a speech entitled "Strengthening Retirement Security in the 21st Century," Senator Rubio will propose new reforms to strengthen entitlement programs, make it easier for young Americans to save for retirement, and remove financial penalties on Americans who choose to keep working into their golden years.

The National Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. and Rubio's remarks will begin at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Luncheon tickets cost $22 for NPC members and up to one guest, and $36 for non-members and may be purchased by going to the following link. Students with ID may purchase tickets for $21. For questions regarding reservations, please email reservations@press.org or call (202) 662-7501.

National Press Club Luncheons are webcast live on press.org. Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NPCLunch, or on Facebook at (facebook.com/PressClubDC) and Twitter (@PressClubDC). Submit questions for speakers in advance and during the live event by sending them to @QNPCLunch on Twitter or to email a question in advance, type RUBIO in the subject line and send to president@press.org before 10 a.m. on the day of event.

The National Press Club is located on the 13th floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., one block west of Metro Center. Credentialed press may cover this event with ID.

About the National Press Club

The National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists, with more than 3,000 members worldwide representing every major news organization. More than 250,000 people visit the Club each year to attend more than 2,000 events. The Club was founded in 1908 and is on the web at press.org.

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Melinda Cooke: 202-662-7516 or mcooke@press.org

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