Public Interest Groups Unite to Oppose Stimulus

Public Interest Groups Unite to Oppose Stimulus

February 11, 2009

Washington, D.C., February 11, 2009—Competitive Enterprise
Institute Senior Fellow Iain Murray will join representatives from the
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), the National Taxpayers
Union and several other free market groups at a press conference tomorrow, Thursday, February 12, 2009 at the
National Press Club to urge members of Congress to take this last
opportunity to vote FOR taxpayers and AGAINST the bloated, wasteful “stimulus”
package. 

Murray
will also call on Congress to take an alternate path to encouraging economic
growth: repealing burdensome rules and red tape. The Competitive Enterprise
Institute’s “Deregulate to Stimulate” campaign focuses on ways lawmakers can
invigorate the economy and spur new investment and innovation at no cost to
taxpayers.

Who: 
Competitive
Enterprise Institute, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste, National
Taxpayers Union and others

What: 
Vote No on
the “Stimulus,” Cut Government Waste

When: 
Thursday, February
12, 2009 at 10am

Where: 
National Press Club

529 14th Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20045

13th Floor, Lisagor Room

Scheduled to join CEI Senior Fellow Iain Murray, CCAGW
President Tom Schatz and National Taxpayers Union Vice President of Policy and
Communications Pete Sepp are:  Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), Rep. John Sullivan
(R-OK), Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Americans for Tax Reform President Grover
Norquist, Club for Growth Vice President for Government Affairs Andy Roth,
FreedomWorks President and CEO Matt Kibbe, and Americans for Prosperity
President Tim Phillips.

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste is the
lobbying arm of Citizens Against Government Waste, a nonpartisan, nonprofit
organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in
government. The National Taxpayers Union is a nonprofit, nonpartisan
citizen organization founded in 1969 to work for lower taxes, smaller
government, and economic freedom at all levels. 

CEI is a non-profit, non-partisan
public policy group dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited
government.  For more information about
CEI, please visit our website at www.cei.org.