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Major Grassroots Conference Tomorrow in Kennesaw

August 24, 2012

Dr. Christine Ries to unveil new Georgia “People’s Tax Reform Toolkit”

ATLANTA – Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Georgia will bring hundreds of citizens, legislators, and policy experts together tomorrow, Saturday, August 25th for a day-long conference to discuss three critical issues driving Georgia’s future: economic freedom, educational choice and energy freedom.

In addition, Georgia Tech Professor Christine Ries will unveil a new “People’s Tax Reform Toolkit” that allows citizens to craft tax policy for Georgia and nationwide by showing the real impact on state revenues and a private citizen’s tax obligation.

What: AFP Foundation-Georgia E3 Summit
When: Saturday, August 25 – 8am-5pm
Where: Murray Arts Center – Mt. Paran Christian School

1275 Stanley Road, Kennesaw, GA 30152

**Media are invited to attend**

”The simulation that will be unveiled on Saturday is designed to further the purpose of avoiding a false understanding of what tax reform is and why it is important,” Dr. Ries said. “It will put each of us, as taxpayers, in the drivers’ seat and allow us to consider the tradeoffs and outcomes for yourself.”

Professor Ries joins Wall Street Journal writer Stephen Moore, JunkScience and Fox News Contributor Steve Milloy and nearly two dozen public policy experts on a dozen panels related to solving Georgia’s energy needs relative to government regulations, public education reform relative to Georgia’s poor graduation rates and promoting jobs and economic growth through economic freedom principles.

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