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PR: Fill’er Up! AFP-NJ to Expose Obama’s Failing Energy Agenda by Bringing Back $1.84 Gas!

October 22, 2012

For Immediate Release – October 22, 2012

Fill’er Up! AFP-New Jersey to Expose Obama’s Failing Energy Agenda by Bringing Back $1.84 Gas!

Obama’s Failing Agenda Gas Rollback Event to Be Held in Jersey City on October 25 Starting at 7AM

BOGOTA, NJ – Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s leading advocate for economic freedom, will be in Jersey City on Thursday morning, October 25th for its Obama’s Failing Agenda Gas Rollback Event. This event will draw attention to President Obama’s failing energy policies by reducing the price of gas to $1.84 a gallon*, the cost of gas four years agoright around the time President Obama took office.

“President Obama claims to support an ‘all of the above’ energy strategy, but the sad reality this president has pursued a radical, ideologically-driven ‘green agenda’ that has driven up gas prices to twice as high as they were four years ago,” explained AFP-NJ State Director Steve Lonegan. “Today, it is more difficult for New Jerseyans to fill up their tank and drive to work, get their kids to school, and enjoy their free time.”

“Our event will help New Jerseyans get around this week and remind them of the need for sound energy policies that create jobs and lower our energy prices,” continued Lonegan. “We will educate Americans on the most harmful aspects of President Obama’s big-government agenda, and help put grassroots pressure on politicians to turn away from these destructive policies.”

The event includes educational information and a petition addressed to the President for citizens to fill out.

The Failing Agenda events are an issue advocacy effort by Americans for Prosperity and does not expressly advocate for the success or defeat of any candidate for public office. More information is available at www.FailingAgenda.com

Obama’s Failing Agenda Gas Rollback Event!
Thursday, October 25, 2012 starting at 7:00 AM

Exxon Station near entrance to Holland Tunnel
726 Jersey Avenue and 12th Street
(Corner of Jersey and Lincoln Highway/12th Street)
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(Click for map)

**The station is located on the right side of Lincoln Hwy./12th St., immediately after traffic light where Rte. 139 and I-78 converge (and become Lincoln Highway) on approach to the Holland Tunnel. Stay in right lane upon approach.

Media are invited to attend. Please contact Mike Proto at mproto@afphq.org or (201) 400-3666.

* Reduced-price gasoline will be limited to the first 150 vehicles with each car being limited to 15 gallons.

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. AFP educates and engages citizens to support restraining state and federal government growth and returning government to its constitutional limits. AFP is more than 2 million activists strong, with activists in all 50 states.  AFP has 34 state chapters and affiliates. More than 85,000 Americans in all 50 states have made a financial contribution to AFP or AFP Foundation. For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org

Americans for Prosperity does not support or oppose candidates for public office.

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