- “Constituents deserve to know who has worked for taxpayers’ interests, and not the special interests,” said Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform.
- Gave an award, “Hero of the Taxpayer”, to US Congressman Tim Murphy in June, 2006 for his taxpayer-friendly voting record. Congressman Murphy scored a 92 percent on the group’s key votes on taxes, free trade, property rights, and spending control.
ATR presents the award to U.S. Representatives and Senators who receive a score of higher than 85 percent on the organization’s 24 key votes last year. Key votes included: Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act, Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act, Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act, and Gasoline for Americas Security Act. Congressman Murphy’s 92 percent represented the second highest score in the Pennsylvania delegation.