“Texas Works Because Freedom Works” – Texas Public Policy Foundation’s New Ad Campaign

Coalition-driven campaign launches with 60-second spots on Austin Television Stations



AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) today announced a new broadcast advertising campaign aimed at educating Texans about the importance of maintaining a fiscally conservative budget in Texas.

The first phase of the campaign, undertaken as part of the Texans for a Conservative Budget coalition, consists of two 60-second advertis****ts – one featuring TPPF President Brooke Rollins and board member Craig James – which hit the airwaves today. The commercials direct viewers to a website,ConservativeBudget.com, where they may take action.

“It’s a critical time for the Texas economy, and in an effort to educate as many Texas citizens as possible about the importance of maintaining a fiscally responsible budget, we felt it was important to broaden our outreach with a broadcast campaign,” said TPPF President Brooke Rollins. “These ads bring to the forefront what our forefathers championed: personal freedom, personal responsibility and limited government.”

Seven policy, business, and grassroots organizations have banded together to form Texans for a Conservative Budget, a coalition that urges the Texas Legislature to approve a 2012-13 state budget that cuts non-essential programs, does not raise taxes or fees, and does not tap the state’s Economic Stabilization Fund.  The coalition debuted at a Texas Capitol press conference on April 6th.

The founding members of Texans for a Conservative Budget include the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Americans for Prosperity-Texas, Americans for Tax Reform, Empower Texans, Heartland InstituteLiberty Institute, and the National Federation for Independent Business-Texas.

The broadcast advertis****ts will begin today on the Your News Now (YNN) channel and tomorrow on KEYE-TV (CBS). The commercials may be viewed online at www.youtube.com/TexasPPF. 

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin.

Primary website: www.TexasPolicy.com 

Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/TexasPublicPolicyFoundation 

Twitter feed: www.Twitter.com/TPPF


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About Alice Linahan

Alice Linahan is a Conservative, politically-active Texas Mom who has worked hard in the trenches of the Tea Party movement. As an active Real Estate blogger turned online newspaper owner, Alice launched Resolute Media Group along with two partners. It quickly grew into playing an integral part in holding politicians and the progressive/liberal media accountable by getting real stories out to Americans across the country using social media integration and Resolute Media’s “North Texas Navigator”. Now Alice has launched Voices to Action Consulting. Alice is working hard to train boots on the ground activists using social media techniques to get accurate information out to the passive majority of Americans. In addition she is working on projects at both the state and national level to save our Country from attacks from within our own borders. In addition I am currently on the Advisory Board for a new series of e-books by Harper-Collins entitled "Voices of the Tea Party". I have been published in such publications as Focus on the Family's Citizen Magazine and am board member of Women on the Wall, an organization working on building a safe and prosperous Texas for our children and grandchildren to thrive.
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