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Moran Award

U.S. SENATOR JERRY MORAN WAS AWARDED THE ACU CONSERVATIVE AWARD THIS WEEK BY THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE UNION (ACU) FOR HIS RECORD IN 2011 OF STANDING UP FOR CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLES OF REDUCED GOVERNMENT SPENDING, LOWER TAXES, LIBERTY, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND TRADITIONAL VALUES.  THE ACU CONSERVATIVE AWARD IS A REFLECTION OF SENATOR MORAN’S CONSISTENT SUPPORT OF CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLES ON A WIDE RANGE OF ISSUES OF CONCERN TO GRASSROOTS CONSERVATIVES IN 2011.  FOUNDED IN 1964, ACU REPRESENTS THE VIEWS OF AMERICANS WHO ARE CONCERNED WITH ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH LOWER TAXES AND REDUCED GOVERNMENT SPENDING AND THE ISSUES OF LIBERTY, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, TRADITIONAL VALUES AND NATIONAL SECURITY.  THE ACU CONSERVATIVE AWARD IS ONLY GIVEN TO MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE WHO SCORED 80 PERCENT OR HIGHER ON A WIDE VARIETY OF ISSUES OF INTEREST TO GRASS-ROOTS CONSERVATIVES VOTED ON DURING THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 112TH CONGRESS. SEN. MORAN HAS RECEIVED THE ACU CONSERVATIVE AWARD MULTIPLE TIMES FOR HIS LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO CONSERVATIVE IDEALS.