AUGUSTA — The national chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus is the keynote speaker today at the Maine group’s leadership conference.

Dave Nalle of Austin, Texas, is addressing the Maine Republican Liberty Caucus Leadership Conference luncheon.

The Republican Liberty Caucus is a grassroots organization of libertarian-leaning Republicans who work for policies which promote smaller government and individual liberty.

Nalle has recently been speaking nationally against extension of the Homeland Security Act.