WASHINGTON – Americans for Tax Reform will hold a press conference on December 11th in support of President Bush\\\’s plan to reform the Social Security system. The President\\\’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security will meet in the same building earlier in the day.

WHAT: Press conference supporting Social Security Reform.
WHEN: 2:15PM-3PM on Tuesday, December 11th
WHERE: Park Hyatt, Hyde Park IV Room
24th and M Street, NW Washington, D.C.

A broad coalition of pro-taxpayer and free-market policy groups will come together at the event. Taxpayer advocate Grover Norquist, who heads Americans for Tax Reform, will emcee the conference.

Other speakers include George Mason University law professor and author Peter Ferrara, Jack Strayer of the National Center for Policy Analysis, Derrick Max of the Alliance for Worker Retirement Security, Charles Jarvis of the United Seniors Association, Juan Henao of the Young Hispanic Republican Assembly, Jim Martin of the 60 Plus Association, Kellyanne Fitzpatrick of the polling company, Marty Reiser of Citizens for a Sound Economy, and representatives from the Independent Women\\\’s Forum, Small Business Survival Committee, and the Council for Government Reform.

Additionally, ATR will provide a clearinghouse of information on the advantages of personal accounts for Social Security; press conference participants will be available for interviews.