This August 12th - 14th, Project New West, the leading authority on the values, issues, and demographics that define America's "New West," is bringing together the region's top national and local elected officials, strategists, and organizers for the first time ever, all in one place. The 2009 Western Summit will feature a wide-array of Western notables who will help participants to understand who and what define the New West.REGISTER TODAY!
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Visit www.projectnewwestsummit.com to register online or call Project New West at 303.405.8502 for details.
Key Western leaders Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr., U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado, U.S. Congressman Ben R. Luján of New Mexico, U.S. Congressman Walt Minnick of Idaho, New Mexico Lieutenant Governor Diane Denish, New Mexico State Auditor Hector Balderas, Colorado Speaker of the House of Representatives Terrance D. Carroll, Utah Senate Minority Leader Patricia Jones, Arizona Assistant House Democratic Leader Kyrsten Sinema, and Chairman of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe Chief J. Allan will join Robert Redford and top strategists from across the New West region to discuss progressives' success in the region and the challenges ahead.
The Summit will also cover a broad array of political and policy issues facing the New West region. Top strategists will discuss the region's political trends and help participants craft smart strategies for maximizing success in the unique political environment of the New West. Experts will address policy challenges like water, clean energy, and smart growth that define the Western political landscape. Key organizational leaders will discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead and strategies for meeting them.(NOTE: this is not a Democratic GAIN event, but it is a good networking and skills building opportunity, so I am passing the information along to you)