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November 29, 2017

The Honorable Ralph Abraham


417 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Representative Abraham,

Across the nation, in the face of stagnant wages and sluggish economic growth, middle-class families and job
creators demand a simpler, fairer tax code that promotes job creation, investment, higher take-home pay, and a
path to prosperity. Now, after decades weighed down by a broken U.S. tax code, momentum has created new
cause for optimism.

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives took a historic step to answer this call, passing the first major
overhaul of our tax code in more than thirty years, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

This legislation and its Senate counterpart provide significant middle-class tax relief, putting an extra $1,182
into the pockets of the average family of four. With a pro-growth, competitive tax code, workers will be able to
bring home larger paychecks, keep more of what they earn, and invest in brighter futures for themselves and
their children. Congress owes it to Americas middle-class families to make tax reform a reality in 2017. The
need is urgent, and we cannot afford to delay.

Come January 1, we must not have allowed another year to pass without the tax reform our nation needs. We
urge you to keep working to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act this year, and call on Congress to remain in
session for as long as it takes to get the job done. Stay focused, stay the course, and rise to meet this moment.
The American people expect results, and we are committed to working with you to deliver on the promise of
pro-growth tax reform in 2017.

Sincerely,

60 Plus Association Center for Freedom and Prosperity

Alabama Policy Institute Center for Individual Freedom

ALEC Action Center of the American Experiment

America First Policies Citizen Outreach

America Rising Squared Citizens United

American Action Network Commonwealth Foundation

American Commitment Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

American Consumer Institute Crossroads GPS

Association of Mature American Citizens Ethan Allen Institute


Faith and Freedom Coalition National Tax Limitation Committee

Family Business Coalition National Taxpayers Union

Freedom Foundation of Minnesota One Nation

FreedomWorks Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

Frontiers of Freedom Rio Grande Foundation

Georgia Public Policy Foundation Secure Americas Future Economy (SAFE)

Hispanic Leadership Fund Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

Independent Women's Forum Taxpayers Protection Alliance

Independent Women's Voice Tea Party Nation

Institute for Policy Innovation Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund

Let Freedom Ring The James Madison Institute

Log Cabin Republicans Wyoming Liberty Group

National Black Chamber of Commerce