Emergency Campaign for America's Priorities

Emergency Campaign for America's Priorities

For Immediate Release: Contact: Barbara Flye
July 3, 2006 Phone: 206-972-9763

Media Alert

Seattle, WA - This paid advertisement will run Wednesday July 5th in the in the Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer while Senators Cantwell and Murray (D-WA) are at home for the district work period. The advertisement thanks Senators Cantwell and Murray for their principled votes opposing full repeal of the Estate Tax and urges constituents to call on both Senators to vote no any attempts to drastically reduce the estate tax forcing further cuts to education, health care and retirement security for Washingtonians.

The advertisement was paid for by United for a Fair Economy Northwest, the Coalition for America's Priorities, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Fair Economy Action Fund and SEIU. Other Washington state organizations who oppose attempts to repeal the estate tax include: Washington Tax Fairness Coalition; Washington Association of Churches; Washington State Labor Council, AFL/CIO; Washington Citizen Action; SEIU 775; Welfare Rights Organizing Committee; Lutheran Public Policy Office of Washington; Statewide Poverty Action Network; Washington Education Association; Washington State Senior Lobby; The Children's Alliance; RESULTS Seattle.

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