U.S. lawmakers and others express opposition
to the OECD, FATF and IRS anti-privacy initiatives
(copies, in both html and pdf format, also at: www.freedomandprosperity.org)

to U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers
      7 September 2000Congressman Dick Armey (R-TX-26) Majority Leader
    21 December 2000SIPA to U.S. Treasury Secretary

fiscal policy statements by U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill
    10 May 2001Washington Times, U.S. Treasury Press Release
    18/21 May 2001Amity Shlaes, "O’Neill lays out vision for tax", Interview, Financial Times

related letter from U.S. Treasury Secretary O'Neill to G7 finance ministers
    7 June 2001

letters to and from OECD
      3 Jan, 13 Feb 2001Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX-3) Deputy Whip, Ways & Means Com.
    17 July 2001, 17 Questions and Answers, cover letter by Ambassador Tony Hinton

to U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill
      6 February 2001Senator Don Nickles (R-OK) Assistant Minority Leader
      7 February 2001Congressman Major R. Owens (D-NY-11) Com. on Government Operations
    14 February 2001Senator Jesse Helms (R-NC) Foreign Relations Com.
    27 February 2001Congressman Thomas M. Reynolds (R-NY-27) Deputy Majority Whip
    27 February 2001Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) Chief Deputy Whip
    27 February 2001Members of the Florida Congressional Delegation, Representatives

Dave Weldon (R-FL-15) Financial Services, Government Reform Coms.
Clay Shaw (R-FL-22) Ways & Means Com
Dan Miller (R-FL-13) Appropriations, Government Reform Coms.
Mark Foley (R-FL-16) Ways & Means Com
Adam Putnam (R-FL-12) Budget, Government Reform Coms.
Ric Keller (R-FL-8) Judiciary Com.
Jim Davis (D-FL-11) Budget, International Relations Coms.
Allan Boyd (D-FL-2) Appropriations Com.
Joe Scarborough (R-FL-1) Government Reform, Judiciary Coms.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL-18) Government Reform, International Relations Coms.
Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL-21) Rules Com.
Michael Bilirakis (R-FL-9) Commerce Com.
Peter Deutsch (D-FL-20) Commerce Com.
Cliff Stearns (R-FL-6) Commerce Com.
Robert Wexler (D-FL-19) International Relations, Judiciary Coms.
    12 March 2001Virgin Islands Delegate Donna M. Christensen (D-VI)
    14 March 2001Members of the "Congressional Black Caucus", Representatives
Sanford Bishop (D-GA-2) Intelligence Com.
Corrine Brown (D-FL-3) Transportation & Infrastructure Com.
Donna Christian-Christensen (D-VI) Small Businesses Com.
William Clay (D-MO-1) Financial Services, Government Reform Coms.
Eva Clayton (D-NC-1) Budget Com.
James E. Clyburn (D-SC-6) Appropriations Com.
John Conyers (D-MI-14) Ranking Minority Member, Judiciary Com.
Danny K. Davis (D-IL-7) Small Business, Government Reform Coms.
Alcee Hastings (D-FL-23) Intelligence, International Relations Coms.
Earl Hilliard (D-AL-7) International Relations Com.
Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX-18) Judiciary Com.
William Jefferson (D-LA-2) Ways & Means Com.
Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX-30) Transportation & Infrastructure Com.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-OH-11) Financial Services, Small Business Coms.
Barbara Lee (D-CA-9) Financial Services, International Relations Coms.
John Lewis (D-GA-5) Chief Deputy Whip, Ways & Means Com.
Carrie Meek (D-FL-17) Appropriations Com.
Gregory Meeks (D-NY-6) Financial Services, International Relations Coms.
Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) Government Reform Com.
Major Owens (D-NY-11) Government Reform Com.
Charles Rangel (D-NY-15) Ranking Minority Member, Ways & Means Com.
Bobby Rush (D-IL-1) Energy & Commerce Com.
Robert Scott (D-VA-3) Judiciary Com.
Edolphus Towns (D-NY-10) Government Reform, Energy & Commerce Coms.
Maxine Waters (D-CA-12) Financial Services, Judiciary Coms.
Melvin Watt (D-NC-12) Financial Services, Judiciary, Joint Economic Coms.
    16 March 2001Congressman Dick Armey (R-TX-26) Majority Leader
    16 March 2001Congressman Roscoe G. Bartlett (R-MD-6) Government Programs & Oversight
    19 March 2001Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) Coms. on Intelligence, Appropriations, Banking
    29 March 2001Congressman John T. Doolittle (R-CA-4) Deputy Whip, Aprropriations Com.
      4 April 2001Congressman Donald A. Manzullo (R-IL-16) Fin.Services, Intern.Monetary Policy
      5 April 2001Congressman Steve Largent (R-OK-1) Commerce Com.
      5 April 2001Senator Wayne Allard (R-CO) Budget, Banking Coms.
    10 April 2001Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI-1) Ways & Means Com.
    30 April 2001Congressman J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ-6) Ways & Means Com.
      9 May 2001Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) Commerce, Foreign Relations Coms.
    18 June 2001Congressman John A. Boehner (R-OH) Education, Agriculture Coms.
    20 June 2001Congressman Tom DeLay (R-TX-22) Majority Whip, Appropriations Com.
    20 June 2001Congressman David Dreier, (R-CA-28) Chairman, Rules Com.
    12 July 2001Senator James M. Inhofe, (R-OK) Chairman, Armed Services, Intelligence Coms.
    19 July 2001Representative Kay Granger, (R-TX-12) Ass. Maj. Whip, Approp., Budget Coms.
    30 July 2001Congressman Denny Rehberg, (R-MT-At Large) Resources Com.
    14 November 2001Congressman Nathan Deal, (R-GA-9) House Energy and Commerce Com.
    16 November 2001Congressman Gary Miller, (R-CA-41), Financial Services & Budget Coms.

to President George W. Bush
21 May 2001, Congressmen

Bob Ney (R-OH-18) Financial Services, Administration (Chair) Coms.
Michael Oxley (R-OH-4) Financial Services Com. (Chair)
Donald Manzullo (R-IL-16) Financial Services, Small Business (Chair) Coms.
Patrick Toomey (R-PA-15) Budget, Financial Services, Small Business Coms.
Christopher Cox (R-CA-47) Republican Policy (Chair), Energy & Commerce Coms.
Virgil Goode (I-VA-5) Appropriations Com.
Adam Putnam (R-FL-12) Budget, Government Reform Coms.
Ernest Istook (R-OK-5) Treasury/Postal Appropriations Subcom. (Chair)
Jim DeMint (R-SC-4) Small Business Com.
Jeff Flake (R-AZ-1) Judiciary, International Relations Coms.
Rob Simmons (R-CT-2) Armed Services Com.
Dave Weldon (R-FL-15) Financial Services, Government Reform Coms.
Ron Paul (R-TX-14) Financial Services, International Relations Coms.
John Sununu (R-NH-1) Appropriations, Budget (Vice Chair) Coms.
Van Hilleary (R-TN-4) Armed Services, Budget Coms.
Steve Largent (R-OK-1) Energy & Commerce Com.
Pete Sessions (R-TX-5) Rules Com.
Vito Fossella (R-NY-13) Energy & Commerce, Financial Services Coms.
Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD-6) Armed Services, Small Business Coms.
John Doolittle (R-CA-47) Appropriations, Budget, Administration Coms.
J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ-6) Ways & Means Com.
Ric Keller (R-FL-8) Judiciary Com.
former U.S. lawmakers having written similar letters
to U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill
     6 April 2001former Congressman Jack Kemp (R) Empower America
    11 April 2001former Congressman Bill Archer (R) PriceWaterhouseCooper

related letters from concerned organizations and personalities
    27 March 2001Free Congress Foundation to U.S. Treasury Secretary
    11 April 2001National Taxpayers Union to U.S. Treasury Secretary
    20 April 2001United Seniors Association, Inc. to U.S. Treasury Secretary
    15 May 2001American grassroots organizations to U.S. Treasury Secretary
    31 May 2001Nobelaureates Friedman & Buchanan & 200 economists to President Bush
       30 July 2001Independent Community Bankers of America to U.S. Treasury

related statements from trade and professional organizations
    November 2000"An OECD Tax Cartel?", Frazer Institute, Canada
    13 June 2001Coalition of U.S. industry groups against OECD initiative
    15 June 200133 Groups Denounce EU/OECD Tax Cartel Scheme
    28 June 2001IRET's Stephen J. Entin on OECD and IRS anti-privacy initiatives
    July 2001Insight Magazine's John Berlau on Human Rights and Financial Privacy
      5 July 2001Heritage Foundation's Daniel Mitchell on proposed new IRS regulation
      9 July 2001Spectator's Peter Hannaford on International Tax Police