Tax Reform18 October 2017

American Action Network’s Middle-Class Growth Initiative Airs Pro-Tax Reform Ad During Primetime CNN Debate

Airing national TV ad during Cruz-Sanders tax reform debate

WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing, multimillion-dollar effort to advocate for middle-class tax cuts, American Action Network’s Middle-Class Growth Initiative (MCGI) announced it will air a national TV ad during coverage of CNN’s primetime tax reform debate between Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders. The ad features a working mother, Lindsay Pratt, from Wisconsin discussing the importance of middle-class tax cuts for working families.

“Hardworking families are ready for a simpler, fairer tax code that cuts taxes and puts more money in their pockets. That’s exactly what the White House and congressional leaders have proposed with their unified framework for tax reform,” said AAN Executive Director Corry Bliss. “Now is the time for Congress to act, and give middle-class families a $1,200 tax cut and some peace of mind.”

The ad, airing on CNN, is the latest effort in the multi-pronged campaign led by the Middle-Class Growth Initiative, a project of American Action Network to promote meaningful, pro-growth tax reform. The MCGI’s efforts, now totaling over $12 million in spending, include TV, radio and digital ads, direct mail, and mobile billboards targeting over 40 congressional districts across the country.

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LINDSAY: If anyone has ideas that make things better for working families, I’m listening.

So, when Congress released a tax reform plan that cuts middle-class taxes — I read it.

It’s easy to understand.

And an independent analysis shows that middle-class families save more than $1,200 a year.

For families like mine, more money saved means more peace of mind.

Congress, the new tax reform plan has the good ideas America’s working families need.


Courtney Alexander

Communications Director