Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley to Speak at National Press Club Luncheon on July 23

Jul 13, 2015, 17:16 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, will deliver a policy speech at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on July 23. The event will follow an altered schedule, with lunch beginning at 11:00 a.m. and remarks at 11:30 a.m.

Since announcing his candidacy in Baltimore's Federal Hill Park on May 30, O'Malley has released a jobs agenda focused on renewable energy, a higher education proposal for high-quality, debt-free college education for students attending in-state public colleges or universities, and earlier this month, an open letter to Wall Street mega-banks calling for stronger reforms. O'Malley is expected to address these and additional policy announcements at the luncheon event.

O'Malley was elected as Governor of Maryland in 2007 after serving eight years as mayor of Baltimore. Prior to that he served eight years on the Baltimore City Council and Assistant State's Attorney for the City of Baltimore. He graduated from Catholic University and earned his law degree from the University of Maryland in 1988.

The Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m.  Remarks will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by a question-and-answer session, ending at 12:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchase by going to the following LINK.  The cost of luncheon admission is $23 for National Press Club member (members can buy two tickets at this price) and $37 for non-members. Tickets must be purchased at time of reservation.

National Press Club Luncheons are webcast live on press.org.  Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NPCLive, or on Facebook at (facebook.com/PressClubDC) and Twitter (@PressClubDC. To submit questions in advance type O'MALLEY in the subject line and send to president@press.org before 8 a.m. on the day of event.

The Press Club is on the 13th floor, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Credentialed press may cover this event with ID.

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

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