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This letter was sent by OpenCongress user Dckelly on August 17, 2011 in opposition to H.R.25 Fair Tax Act.
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H.R.25 Fair Tax Act

I am writing as your constituent in the 39th Congressional district of California. I oppose H.R.25 - Fair Tax Act, and am tracking it using, the free public resource website for government transparency and accountability.

This bill is an outrage. I thought Republicans did not believe in tax increases. For years years all they talked about was a 17% flat tax. This 23% tax is 6% over their own recommendations. And, from what I read, it again favors the rich and big businesses, not the small business owner or the individual American taxpayer.

We need to focus on getting Americans back to work! This bill does not do that.

Sincerely, Diane C. Kelly

This letter was a reply from the office of Barbara Boxer on September 27, 2011.
Responding to Your Message

Dear Ms. Kelly:

Thank you for taking the time to write and share your views with me.  Your comments will help me continue to represent you and other Californians to the best of my ability.  Be assured that I will keep your views in mind as the Senate considers legislation on this or similar issues.

 If you would like additional information about my work in the U.S. Senate, I invite you to visit my website,  From this site, you can access my statements and press releases about current events and pending legislation, request copies of legislation and government reports, and receive detailed information about the many services that I am privileged to provide for my constituents.  You may also wish to visit to track current and past federal legislation.

Again, thank you for sharing your thoughts with me.  I appreciate hearing from you.


Barbara Boxer

United States Senator

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