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Jan 12

2015 Conservative Policy Summit: Opportunity for All, Favoritism to None - Day One









Heritage Action for America hosts a two-day policy summit at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Auditorium. Day One of this program and a complete program agenda can be viewed online via the Heritage Action website: https://heritageaction.com/donate/2015policysummit/.

AGENDA

12:00 p.m.
Welcome
Michael A. Needham
Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Action for America

Opening Remarks
Reclaiming Progress: Conservatives against the Crony Capital
The Honorable Jim DeMint
President, The Heritage Foundation

12:25 p.m.
Eliminating Waste and Controlling Government Spending

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

Budget Committee Preview
The Honorable Tom Price (R-GA)
Member, United States Representative

Discussion
Romina Boccia
Grover M. Hermann Fellow in Budgetary Affairs, The Heritage Foundation
and
Jason J. Fichtner, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow, The Mercatus Center

2:00 p.m.
Conservative Labor Reforms

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

RAISE Act
The Honorable Todd Rokita (R-IN)
United States Representative

Discussion
James Sherk
Senior Policy Analyst in Labor Economics, The Heritage Foundation
and
Diana Furchtgott-Roth

Senior Fellow and Director, Economics21, Manhattan Institute

3:00 p.m.
Free Market Energy Solutions

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

EXPAND Act
The Honorable Jeff Duncan (R-SC)
United States Representative

Discussion
Nick Loris
Herbert and Joyce Morgan Fellow, Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation
and
Myron Ebell
Director, Center for Energy and Environment, Competitive Enterprise Institute

4:00 p.m.
Keynote Address

The Honorable Ted Cruz (R-TX)
United States Senator

Introduction
The Honorable Jim DeMint
President, The Heritage Foundation

5:00 p.m.
Keynote Address

The Honorable Jim Jordan (R-OH)
United States Representative

Introduction
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

5:30 p.m.
Conservative Sweep 2014 Election

New Member Panel Discussion
The Honorable Dave Brat (R-VA)
United States Representative

The Honorable Barry Loudermilk (R-GA)
United States Representative

The Honorable Gary Palmer (R-AL)
United States Representative

The Honorable John Ratcliffe (R-TX)
United States Representative

Moderator
Tim Chapman
Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Action for America

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