Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire 2012 Anti-Tax Pledge Garners More Than 100 Signatures At Unveiling Event
WINDHAM – More than 100 elected officials and candidates for office signed the Americans for Prosperity (AFP) New Hampshire anti-tax pledge today in Concord. Among those who waited in line to sign the pledge were Republican gubernatorial candidates Ovide Lamontagne and Kevin Smith as well as Speaker of the NH House Bill O’Brien and scores of others.
“We are very pleased with the initial response to our 2012 anti-tax pledge,” said Corey R. Lewandowski, State Director of Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire. “The pledge lets voters know where candidates stand on important economic issues. We hope that every candidate seeking office in NH this year will consider signing it.”
The pledge titled “The Taxpayer Protection and Prosperity Pledge,” was authored by Tom Thomson, Honorary Chairman of Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire and commits candidates to cutting taxes, spending and the size of government as well as supporting Right to Work laws and upholding both the NH and U.S. Constitutions. All NH candidates for office are invited to sign the pledge.
“I am proud to continue my father, Governor Mel Thomson’s, tradition of issuing this anti-tax pledge and have the opportunity to engage candidates for office on the issues that affect us all on a daily basis,” stated Tom Thomson, Honorary Chairman of Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire.
A copy of the pledge for candidates to sign and return, can be found at: americansforprosperity.org/new-hampshire