WASHINGTON – Americans for Tax Reform, the nation\’s leading taxpayer advocacy organization, will hold a press conference on Friday, July 11th to mark Cost of Government Day (COGD), the day in the calendar year when Americans have paid their share of the federal, state and local tax and regulatory burdens. This year\’s COGD is four and a half days later than last year.

The conference will be held at the U.S. Capitol\’s Rayburn Office Building in room B-318 at 10am on Friday, July 11th. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) will co-host the conference. All press – broadcast, print, and Internet – are invited to report on the study\’s findings.

Media inquiries should be directed to Jonathan Collegio at 202-785-0266 or by e-mail at [email protected].

WHAT: ATR\’s Annual Cost of Government Day Press Conference.

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-318.

WHEN: Friday, July 11th at 10am.

WHO: Reps. Kevin Brady (R-Texas), J.D. Hayworth (R-Ariz), ATR President Grover Norquist, and other members of the center-right coalition.