Pence takes role at conservative foundation

Former Vice President and Columbus native Mike Pence is getting a new role.

Our news-gathering partners at Network Indiana are reportingPence will join Heritage Foundation, a conservative think-tank, as a distinguished fellow.

Heritage Foundation says Pence will advise its public policy experts on conservative issues, write a monthly column for its Daily Signal, and “help steer the future of conservatism.”

Pence said in a statement the Heritage Foundation is a “flagship of the conservative movement” and he’s honored to join them.

TTWN Media Networks are reporting thatPence is establishing a post-White House transition office near D.C. However, he still plans to move with his wife Karen back to Indiana. A statement says they’re currently living in Northern Virginia. It adds the couple will continue to support causes that are important to them in addition to serving Americans.

Pence is expected to start a political organization in the next few months.