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YG Network Releases Ad: “SECRET” Six-Figure Digital Ad Campaign Focused on Dangers posed by Sequester to National Defense and Middle Class Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The YG Network today released a six-figure radio and digital advertising buy that highlights the potential danger to national security and jobs posed by the automatic sequester agreed to as part of the Budget Control Act.  The issue advocacy advertisement, entitled, “Secret,” encourages Congressional support of House Members for supporting H.R. 5872, the Sequestration Transparency Act, sponsored by Rep. Paul Ryan and Rep. Jeb Hensarling.

Watch the ad here: http://ygnetwork.org/news/secret/

“The automatic sequester was intended to encourage lawmakers from both the left and the right to forge an alternative agreement to save taxpayer dollars, yet  neither President Obama nor Harry Reid have offered an alternative solution,” said Brad Dayspring, Senior Advisor to the YG Network.  “If President Obama doesn’t have an alternative plan to the sequester, it is critical that he specifically outline the impact that it will have on our national

To watch/listen to any of the ads, click here.

Digital Advertisements will run in Washington, D.C. and in the following districts:

Rep. John Barrow (GA-12)

Rep. Bill Owens (NY-23)

Rep. Mark Critz (PA-13)

Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02)

Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11)

YG Network – “Secret” – Script

ANNCR/VO:  The “sequester.” Automatic, across-the-board cuts to our national defense imposed under the Budget Control Act.

What will be cut? We don’t know. Only President Obama and his most Senior Officials know, but they’ve refused to provide details.

A hint on the true impact? Obama’s own Secretary of Defense said the deep cuts would have “devastating effects.”

Don’t we have a right to know what’s being cut from our national defense? Tell Congress to support the Sequestration Transparency Act. Tell President Obama keeping defense cuts a secret is just plain dangerous.

Paid for by the YG Network, YGNetwork.org