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May 24, 2013, 18:14 ET

Taxpayers Urge Ohio Senate to Oppose Hotel Occupancy Tax Hike (HB 59)

Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) today reiterated its opposition to the House-passed version of HB 59, the hotel occupancy tax hike.  ATR...

Nov 23, 2012, 15:54 ET

Norquist Responds to Senator Chambliss's Tax Remarks

Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist released the following statement in response to Senator Saxby Chambliss's statements in favor of...

Oct 04, 2012, 12:16 ET

Norquist: Let voters decide on new Michigan bridge project

Yes on Proposal 6 would give voters a voice on dubious government-sponsored bridge  Today Americans for Tax Reform President Grover...

Oct 03, 2012, 13:29 ET

ATR: Top Five Obama-Biden Tax Hikes Burying the Middle Class

On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden said the middle class has ''been buried the last four years.'' Taxpayers agree. The following are the top five...

Aug 09, 2012, 15:41 ET

Americans for Tax Reform: Tim Kaine Suffers Amnesia on Failed Tax Hike Attempts

--It seems that Tim Kaine did not learn his lesson while trying to hike taxes as Virginia's Governor--  This week, Democrat Tim Kaine...

Jul 18, 2012, 11:45 ET

Lincome Tax Relief: Hoops star Jeremy Lin saves over $1 million per year in taxes moving from New York to Texas

 The following is being released by the Americans for Tax Reform: Jeremy Lin took the NBA by storm in 2012, rising from undrafted Harvard grad...

May 28, 2012, 07:05 ET

Jay Old Supports Higher Spending and Leaves the Door Open to Higher Taxes

 Americans for Tax Reform calls on Congressional candidate Jay Old to sign the Taxpayer Protection Pledge in his bid for the GOP nomination in...

May 23, 2012, 09:15 ET

Taxpayer Group: Jim Pendergraph Supports $2 Trillion Tax Hike

--North Carolina newspaper calls Jim Pendergraph a "decided moderate" for his stance on tax hikes-- North Carolina Congressional candidate...

May 18, 2012, 18:03 ET

What Tax Hikes Does Beth Anne Rankin Support?

Congressional candidate refuses to sign Taxpayer Protection Pledge to oppose higher taxes in 2012 Americans for Tax Reform calls on...

May 11, 2012, 16:46 ET

What Tax Hikes Does Jim Pendergraph Support?

Taxpayer group calls on Republican Jim Pendergraph to clarify exactly where he stands on taxes Americans for Tax Reform calls on...

May 04, 2012, 17:32 ET

Ric Killian and Edwin Peacock Support $2 Trillion Tax Hike

--Why do Ric Killian and Edwin Peacock support a budget that raises taxes by $2 trillion?-- The following is being released by Americans for...

Apr 12, 2012, 08:15 ET

Americans for Tax Reform to host "Tax Day Eve" Press Conference on April 16

 Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) will host its annual "Tax Day Eve" press conference on Monday, April 16 at 1:00 p.m. ET in B-318 Rayburn...

Mar 29, 2012, 17:08 ET

Congressman Charlie Bass Supports $2 Trillion Tax Increase

--Why did Congressman Bass vote for a budget that raises taxes by $2 trillion and contains phony and fraudulent spending cuts?-- The...

Mar 23, 2012, 11:11 ET

Obama's Middle-Class Tax Pledge Shattered Two Years Ago Today

--With his signature on Obamacare, President's "firm pledge" against "any form of tax increase" on Americans making less than $250,000 was broken...

Nov 11, 2011, 13:12 ET

'STOP THE DRINK TAX!' Press Conference SUNDAY at World Famous Butch McGuire's

   Chicagoans already pay the highest spirits tax in the nation. In fact, taxes on spirits have been increased four times since...

Aug 23, 2011, 16:32 ET

ATR Urges Kate Marshall to Apologize for Lies About Taxpayer Protection Pledge

Marshall seeks to distract from Mark Amodei's principled opposition to tax increases Today Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) called on Kate...

Aug 22, 2011, 12:45 ET

Mark Amodei Signs Taxpayer Protection Pledge in Nevada Special Election

Former state senator Mark Amodei has signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge in Nevada's 2nd Congressional District special election. The Pledge,...

Jul 18, 2011, 16:52 ET

Senator Tom Coburn Proposes Trillion Dollar Tax Hike Plan

Senator Tom Coburn (R-Ok.) today released a fiscal plan which hikes taxes over the next decade by nearly $1 trillion.  Here are a few elements...

Jun 17, 2011, 18:40 ET

Coburn Tax Hike Talk Brings Big Wet Kiss from Robert Reich and MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell

O'Donnell: "We've got a Republican here talking about tax increases. Is this the first flicker of hope that the Republican tax cut fever might be...

Jun 10, 2011, 19:34 ET

ATR: Coburn Amendment Half-Baked Without DeMint Fix

Americans for Tax Reform today reiterated its support for full, tax revenue neutral repeal of all government granted advantages and preferences to...