Public Interest Groups Unite to Oppose Stimulus

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.

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

Vote No on the “Stimulus,” Cut Government Waste

Thursday, February
12, 2009 at 10am

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.

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