Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) congratulates Senator Liz Brown for signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, which is a written commitment to the people of Indiana to oppose higher taxes. Sen. Brown is running for Rep. Marlin Stutzman’s open seat, which he left to run for the U.S. Senate.
Senator Brown currently represents the taxpayers of Indiana’s 15 Senate District and previously served as a council member of Fort Wayne. Brown has been involved in and around Fort Wayne serving on the Parkview Hospital Ethics Committee and owns a mediation business.
“I want to congratulate Sen. Brown for signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. Until you take tax increases firmly off the table, real and lasting spending restraint is impossible,” said Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform.
“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 get the economy going again. Signing the Pledge is the first step in that process.”
Candidates running for 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, from state representative to governor to US Senator, have signed the Pledge.
“We are ecstatic about her commitment to the taxpayers of Indiana. I challenge all candidates for IN-03 to make the same commitment to taxpayers by signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge today,” continued Norquist.
ATR will continue to follow this race closely and will provide additional updates as more candidates sign the Pledge.