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Press Release

    CSE's Matt Kibbe to Attend Tennessee Taxpayer Bill of Rights Townhall in Nashville

    Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE) Executive Vice President Matt Kibbe will participate in the TaBOR Townhall in Nashville tomorrow, March 2, 2004, sponsored by the Government Accountability Project and The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).

    As you may know, the Tennessee Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TaBOR) is a constitutional amendment that will:

    1. Cap the rate of growth of state government spending,
    2. Require tax increases to be voted on by the people,
    3. Require that excess collections be returned to the taxpayers.

    On March 9th TaBOR comes before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

    The Tennessee Taxpayer Bill of Rights Town Hall Meeting will be on Tuesday, March 2 at 10 AM at the Nashville Sheraton downtown. The purpose of this meeting is to show the legislature that people from throughout the state and nation support the Taxpayer Bill of Rights in Tennessee. Both media and activists are invited to attend.

    Attendance is FREE. However, so we can have a count, please call Senator Jim Bryson's office and let us know you are coming. Call Jennifer at 615-741-2495.

    Here is the schedule:

    10:00 sharp – Convene at the Nashville Sheraton

    10:15 – Keynote Address #1 – Steve Moore -- President, Club for Growth

    10:45 – Keynote Address #2 – John Andrews – President of the Colorado State Senate

    11:15 – Panel Discussion – Q&A with the audience

    Matt Kibbe, Executive Vice President of CSE
    Steve Moore
    Sen. John Andrews
    Sen. Jim Bryson
    Rep. Glen Casada
    Drew Johnson, Policy Analyst with the National Taxpayer's Union

    12:00 – Lunch on your own

    Afternoon – Visit and lobby YOUR legislator about the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

    For more information on the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, please visit and click on TABOR.

    Thanks for taking action to protect taxpayers