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    WOODALL NEWS FROM CAPITOL HILL Congressman-elect Rob Woodall (GA-07) Serving Gwinnett, Walton, Newton, Barrow and Forsyth Counties MEDIA ALERT FOR
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 7, 2010

      WOODALL NEWS FROM CAPITOL HILL

      Congressman-elect Rob Woodall (GA-07)

      Serving Gwinnett, Walton, Newton, Barrow and Forsyth Counties

       

      MEDIA ALERT

       

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  CONTACT:

      December 7, 2010                                                                                           Jennifer Drogus

                                                                                                                              (770) 495-1522

       

      Lawrenceville, GA—On Monday, December 6, Congressman John Linder (GA-07) announced that he and Congressman Tom Price (GA-06) will hold a joint press conference on Capitol Hill introducing Congressman-elect Rob Woodall as the new primary co-sponsor of the FairTax in the 112th Congress, and Congressman Price as the lead co-sponsor on the legislation.

      In response to the announcement, Woodall issued the following statement:

      I made a commitment to the constituents of Georgia's Seventh Congressional District that I would introduce the FairTax legislation on Day One in Congress and grow support for this bill to unprecedented levels.  Congressman Linder set the standard for tax reform with the FairTax, and I am committed to carrying on his efforts by working with Congressman Price and my fellow colleagues in the House of Representatives toward an overhaul of this nation’s abomination of a tax code.”

      “I am looking forward to this press conference on Thursday and believe it is an important contribution to our ongoing and much-needed discussion on tax reform.”

      Please see the Linder announcement below:

      WHO:

      Congressman John Linder (GA-07)

      Congressman Tom Price (GA-06)

      Congressman-elect Rob Woodall (GA-07)

       

      WHAT:

      This event is a press conference introducing Congressman-elect Woodall as the new primary sponsor of the FairTax legislation in Congress and announcing Congressman Price as the bill’s lead co-sponsor.  This press conference will also contribute to the ongoing and much-needed discussion on the need for an overhaul of the United States tax code.

       

      WHEN:

      Thursday, December 9, 2010, at 8:30AM

       

      WHERE:

      2261 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515

              

      Linder also issued a statement concerning the upcoming event:

      “The atmosphere could not be more primed for tax reform.  I am proud to stand with my colleague, Congressman Price and introduce Congressman-elect Rob Woodall as the individual who will carry the torch of the FairTax in Congress.  As my successor in Congress, he will champion this important piece of legislation and take the lead in drawing a hard line on tax reform in this country.  I am confident in Rob’s and Congressman Price’s efforts to spearhead the FairTax and I hope the incoming Congress will show Rob the same tremendous amount of support for this bill that so many have shown me over the years by signing on as co-sponsors.”

      Members of the media and the general public are encouraged to attend the event. 
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