The Associated Press is reporting that the president of the Long Island Association has told AP Governor Palin has agreed to sit for a one-hour onstage interview at the organization's annual meeting next month:
Kevin Law says he expects about 1,000 local business leaders at the Feb. 17 event in Woodbury, N.Y.Newsday's James Berstein broke the story Thursday night:
The Long Island Association is the largest business group in the state. In the past, the group has played host to former presidents and other national leaders. Bill Clinton was the most recent speaker at an LIA event last year.
Law said he received confirmation from Palin's staff Thursday afternoon the former governor of Alaska has accepted an invitation to appear on Feb. 17 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.- JP