Recently, Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) became the only Democrat in the U.S. Senate to sign the "Taxpayer Protection Pledge"--a promise to oppose any tax hikes for his constituents and the American people. 

As the Senate health care bill currently being considered contains nearly $500 billion in new tax hikes, ATR is encouraging Sen. Nelson to remember his pledge.  Television ads running during local and national news and commentary shows stress how important his vote will be in stopping this new set of taxes:



In addition, ATR is encouraging everyone to sign this online petition to support Nelson in his pledge.