Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) congratulates congressional candidate Dave Leroy for signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, which is a written commitment to the people of Idaho to oppose higher taxes.
Dave Leroy has had a distinguished career in Gem State politics. His career includes terms as Ada County Prosecutor, Idaho Attorney General and Idaho Lt. Governor. Deroy is the first Republican candidate to sign the “no new taxes” Pledge in the race. ATR strongly encourages all candidates to make the same commitment to taxpayers.
“The American people are tired of the tax-and-spend policies coming from Washington and they are looking for solutions that create jobs, cut government spending, and grow the economy. Signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge and holding the line on taxes is the first step in that process,” said Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform.
Candidates running for public office like to say they will not raise taxes, but often turn their backs on the taxpayer once elected. The Taxpayer Protection Pledge requires these candidates to put their rhetoric in writing. It is offered to every candidate for state and federal office and to all incumbents. Nearly 1,400 elected officials have signed the Pledge.
“We are ecstatic about Mr. Leroy’s commitment to the taxpayers of Idaho. I challenge all candidates for Idaho’s 1st Congressional District to make the same commitment to taxpayers by signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge today,” continued Norquist.