Taxpayer Advocates Meet with Gov. Schwarzenegger

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger met on April 17 with representatives of California’s taxpayer advocate organizations to reiterate his commitment to holding the line on taxes and keeping California’s economy growing. Participants from left to right: Joel Fox president Small Business Action Committee; Lani Lutar president and CEO San Diego County Taxpayers Association; Governor Schwarzenegger; Jonathan Coupal president Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association; Kris Hunt executive director Contra Costa Taxpayers Association; Larry McCarthy president California Taxpayers Association; Lew Uhler president National Tax Limitation Committee; Fred Aguiar cabinet secretary Office of the Governor; Rex Hime president and CEO California Business Properties Association; Jack Stewart president California Manufacturers and Technology Association; Allan Zaremberg president and CEO California Chamber of Commerce; Ted Costa CEO People’s Advocate; Lawrence McQuillan director Pacific Research Institute; and Bill Hauck president California Business Roundtable. Also attending but not pictured were Martyn Hopper California state director National Federation of Independent Business; Reed Royalty president Orange County Taxpayers Association; Joe Sullivan executive director Sacramento County Taxpayers League; and Betty Jo Toccoli president California Small Business Association.