Wayne Crews, CEI's Vice President for Policy, will appear at the annual Cost of Government Day (COGD) press conference on July 10 at 12:30 PM (finger Sandwich and beverages will be served). The conference will take place in room HC-9 of the US Capitol and will feature the following speakers:

Grover Norquist – President, Americans for Tax Reform

Elizabeth Karasmeighan, Americans for Tax Reform Foundation

Rep. Phil English – (R-Pa)

Brian Riedl – Senior Policy Analyst, Heritage Foundation

Tom Schatz – President, Citizens Against Government Waste

John Berthoud, President, National Taxpayers Union

Michelle Korsmo – Executive Vice-President, Americans for Prosperity

Jim Martin – President, 60 Plus Association

Ryan Ellis – Executive Director, American Shareholders Association

Satya Thallam – Hernando de Soto Fellow, Property Rights Alliance

Wayne Crews — Vice President for Policy, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Sandra Fabry – State Govt. Affairs Manager, Americans for Tax Reform

Kent Lassman- Vice-President for Strategy, Freedom Works

Cost of Government Day is the date of the calendar year, counting from January 1, on which the average American has earned enough in cumulative gross income to pay for his or her share of government spending (total federal, state, and local) plus the cost of regulation. This year, Cost of Government Day is Wednesday, July 11.

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