(Las Vegas, Nevada) – Citizen Outreach Foundation (COF) officially announced today that Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) is again serving as Honorary Chairman the 4th Annual Conservative Leadership Conference in Las Vegas on July 9-10.
Heller was sworn in to the United States Senate on May 9, 2011. Prior to Heller’s service in the Senate, he was the Representative for Nevada’s Second Congressional District. Senator Heller has also served as Nevada’s Secretary of State and in the Nevada State Assembly representing Carson City.
Since coming to Congress, Heller has been at the forefront of the fight for fiscal responsibility in Washington, voted against hundreds of billions in tax increases, and fought the expansion of government and out-of-control spending. Heller is also the only member of the Nevada delegation to vote against the Wall Street bailout.
Heller currently serves on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee; the Commerce Science, and Transportation Committee; and the Special Committee on Aging.
Dean has provided strong leadership for Nevada on issues such as mining, public lands access, and wildfire prevention. In both the House and the Senate, Heller has fought to defend private property rights and promote balanced public land management. He continues to be successful in moving public lands legislation beneficial to local communities throughout Nevada.
As a former member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Heller has for responsible policies that preserve Medicare and Social Security and will continue these efforts as a member of the Senate Aging Committee. Because Ways and Means oversees tax policy, Dean also advocated for tax reform that helps the middle class keep more of what they earn.
Dean and his wife Lynne have been married for more than twenty-five years and currently reside in Carson City where they have raised their four children; Hilary, Harris, Drew, and Emmy.
The 2011 Conservative Leadership Conference (CLC) will be held at the M Resort in Las Vegas on Saturday/Sunday, July 9-10, 2011. This fourth annual event is being co-hosted by Citizen Outreach Foundation and Americans for Tax Reform (ATR).
For additional details and online registration, please visit the official conference website at www.CLC2011.com