For Immediate Release
Millionaires from Across US to Converge in Washington Ahead of Tax Day with Single Demand: "Tax the Rich!"
High Net Worth Individuals Reaping Gains of Trump Tax Cuts to Host First-Ever 'Big Ideas Fest' on Why—and How—to Tax America's Wealthiest One Percent
Other Speakers Include US Sen. Jeff Merkley, Members of Congressional Progressive Caucus, Leading Academics, Journalists, Progressive Leaders
WASHINGTON - Millionaires who are reaping the benefits of the Trump tax cuts will gather with members of Congress, progressive leaders, academics and journalists to host the first-ever Tax the Rich! Conference on April 10 in Washington, where they will outline why—and how—the U.S. should raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
The conference, coming days ahead of Tax Day, is hosted by the Patriotic Millionaires, a coalition of hundreds of high-net-worth Americans, business leaders and investors committed to building a more stable, prosperous and inclusive nation.
WHO: Members of the Patriotic Millionaires from across the U.S.; co-chairs of the Progressive Caucus Rep. Mark Pocan and Rep. Pramila Jayapal; Senator Jeff Merkley; Rep. Bill Pascrell; Rep. Jan Schakowsky; Randi Weingarten, President American Federation of Teachers; Alex Caputo Pearl, President, United Teachers of Los Angeles.
WHAT: Panels including progressive lawmakers, policy experts, and activists on why and how to tax the rich
WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday, April 10th from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Eaton Workshop, 1201 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
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