Izzo is competing in the GOP Primary, being held in early September, to replace long-time Representative Mike Castle, who is currently running to replace the Senate seat vacated by current Vice-President Joe Biden. The Cook Political Report classifies the seat as a D+7, but Republican Castle was elected in 1992, and has served ever since.
By signing the Pledge, Rose Izzo has shown the people of Delaware exactly what she is committed to: keeping their taxes low and looking out for their family budgets by fighting against wasteful spending by an out-of-touch Congress. ATR strongly encourages all candidates in Delaware to sign the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.
Rose Izzo (R-Del.) signs the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Congressional candidate promises to protect taxpayers’ wallets
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rose Izzo, a Republican running in Delaware’s At-Large Congressional District, recently signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge sponsored by Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). The Pledge commits signers to “oppose any and all efforts to increase the marginal income tax rates for individuals and/or businesses … and oppose any net reduction or elimination of deductions and credits, unless matched dollar for dollar by further reducing tax rates.”
ATR has offered the Pledge to all candidates for federal office since 1987. To date, 34 U.S. senators and 172 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed the Pledge. Additionally, seven Governors and over 1,100 state legislators have signed the Pledge.
“After the passage of the so-called “Stimulus Package,” better known as the Pelosi-Obama-Reid Spending Give-Away, Americans are desperately searching for candidates and politicians that will protect their livelihoods and put their wallets ahead of the federal government’s coffers,” said Grover Norquist, president of ATR.
“By signing the Pledge, Rose Izzo demonstrates that she understands the problems of hard-working taxpayers nationwide, but especially the taxpayers in Delaware.”
“I challenge all candidates for federal office to make the same commitment to taxpayers by signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge today,” Norquist continued.
Copies of the Pledge are available at www.atr.org or by calling (202) 785-0266.
For the PDF version of ATR’s release on Rose Izzo, click here