Conservative Philanthropist Jay Faison to Outline Plans to Move Republicans Toward a More Conservative-Focused Energy Agenda in 2016 National Press Club Newsmaker, 10 a.m., March 8

Mar 04, 2016, 14:10 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican entrepreneur turned philanthropist Jay Faison, Founder and CEO of ClearPath, a new non-profit foundation dedicated to finding and promoting conservative clean energy solutions, will outline the organization's conservative approach to environmental and energy issues at a Tues., March 8 Newsmaker news conference. Faison also will detail the organization's plans to influence policymakers and the role ClearPath intends to play in the 2016 elections. The Newsmaker news conference will be held in the club's Bloomberg Room at 10 a.m.

Last year, Faison, made headlines when he announced that he was donating $165 million to start ClearPath with the goal of moving the Republican Party forward on clean energy.  He believes smaller government, free markets and American innovation are the best way to solve energy challenges and reduce environmental and health risks caused by air and carbon pollution. 

The National Press Club is located on the 13th floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C.  This event is open to credentialed media and NPC members, free of charge. No advanced registration is required.

Contact:  Jamie Horwitz, NPC Newsmakers Chair, 202-549-4921,

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