Pennsylvania small business owners to converge on state capitol to battle tax increases, labor mandates
HARRISBURG, PA. (Feb. 14, 2017) – Kimberley Strassel, editorial board member at the Wall Street Journal and Fox Business contributor will be the featured dinner speaker at the 2017 Small Business Day at the State Capitol event on Tuesday, April 4 at the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel in downtown Harrisburg.
Strassel writes editorials, as well as the weekly Potomac Watch political column, from her base in Washington, D.C. In February 2016, she was a panelist for the South Carolina Republican presidential debate. Strassel joined Dow Jones & Co. in 1994, working in the news department of The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels, and then in London. She moved to New York in 1999 and soon thereafter joined the Journal’s editorial page, working as a features editor, and then as an editorial writer. She assumed her current position in 2005.
Strassel, a 2014 Bradley Prize recipient, is a regular contributor to Sunday political shows, including CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Fox News Sunday, and NBC’s “Meet the Press.” She is the author of the national bestseller “The Intimidation Game: How the Left Is Silencing Free Speech,” which chronicles recent attacks on conservative nonprofits, businesses and donors.
The day-and-a-half Small Business Day at the State Capitol event, kicks off April 4, with a reception and the dinner. On Wednesday, April 5, business owners head to the state Capitol to meet with state officials, legislative leaders and their own elected officials to discuss policies and mandates that affect small-business growth and hiring.
Previous dinner speakers have included Frank Coonelly, president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Pirates; State Treasurer Timothy A. Reese; state House Speaker Mike Turzai; and Stephen Hayes, senior writer at The Weekly Standard.
For more information about the event, please visit www.nfib.com/PA
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