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Tax March and Not One Penny Announce Capitol Hill Event on Tax Day to Call on Congress to Repeal the TrumpTax

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Chris Van Hollen, Rep. Joseph Crowley, Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Sister Simone Campbell, Elena Hung, and Other Members of Congress To Discuss Disastrous Impact of TrumpTax

Event Concludes Nationwide Tour Shining a Light on GOP Tax Plan That Raises Taxes on Millions of Middle-Class Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Monday, April 16, 2018

PRESS CONTACT:
[email protected]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tax Day, Tuesday, April 17, Tax March and Not One Penny will host an event at the Capitol to call on Congress to Repeal the TrumpTax. Leader Schumer and Leader Pelosi, alongside their colleagues in the Senate and House, will discuss the disastrous impact the TrumpTax is having on middle-class families, and will demand that Republicans give not one penny in tax cuts for millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy corporations.

This year’s Tax Day will also mark the end of a 100-day Repeal the TrumpTax Tour, during which events were held in more than 40 cities across 20 states with elected officials, community leaders, and grassroots activists. Throughout the weekend of April 14, Tax March and Not One Penny, alongside progressive partners and grassroots organizations, are hosting over 100 events and marches nationwide to call on Congress to repeal the TrumpTax.

More information will be posted online at taxmarch.org.

The event is free and open to the public.

EVENT DETAILS

WHAT:
Tax March and Not One Penny Tax Day Event

WHO:
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
Senator Bernie Sanders
Senator Chris Van Hollen
Representative Joseph Crowley
Representative Lloyd Doggett
Representative Keith Ellison
Representative Jamie Raskin
Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, Executive Director of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Elena Hung, President and Co-Founder, Little Lobbyists

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM

WHERE:
U.S. Capitol East Lawn
East Capitol St NE & First St SE
Washington, DC 20004

RSVP:
Members of the media planning to attend should email [email protected].

MEDIA LOGISTICS:
There will be a press riser 30 feet from the main stage with a mult. Satellite trucks will not be allowed on Capitol grounds and power will not be provided on site. Additional logistical information available as needed.

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