Jenny Beth Martin is the President and Co-Founder of Tea Party Patriots. In February of 2009 following a series of massive expansions of the United States government by congress under both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Jenny Beth Martin and several other concerned citizens formed the beginnings of the modern Tea Party movement. Making use of her already established social and blogging network, as well as an email list of contacts that she had built over years of political volunteer work, she contributed to the nascent Tea Party movement by reaching out to and mobilizing thousands of like-minded citizens.
TOPIC…1 New Year’s resolution for GOP, 4 outcomes
Craig Richardson is the president of The Energy & Environment Legal Institute., and is a seasoned professional with more than twenty-five years of experience. He previously served as Executive Director of the American-Danish Business Council, and Leadership for America’s Future PAC (LEADPAC), a PAC founded by former Congressman Steve Largent. In addition, he has provided strategic communications and fundraising services to political clients, including serving as a key aid to former Majority Leader Tom DeLay. He also worked for the re-election campaigns of several U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives. In 1995, Richardson co‐authored, Red Tape in America, published by the Heritage Foundation. The book details excessive government regulation, its impact on the U.S. economy, and its citizens.
TOPIC…An opportunity to return balance to energy policy