Lewis K. Uhler
Founder and President
Lew Uhler is founder and President of the National Tax Limitation Committee, one of the Nation's leading grass roots taxpayer lobbies.
With offices in the Sacramento Area (Roseville) and Washington, DC, NTLC
works with the White House
, Members of Congress, legislators in states across the Nation
and grassroots organizations to limit state and federal spending through legal restrictions and constitutional change.
has been at the forefront of the national movements for a Tax Limitation/Balanced Budget Amendment to the United States Constitution and for term limits.
In 1968, then-Governor Ronald Reagan selected Uhler
to serve on the California Law Revision Commission
In 1970, Reagan designated Uhler
as the Governor's State Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity.
Subsequently, Uhler served in Reagan's cabinet as Assistant Secretary of the Health & Welfare Agency.
In 1972, Governor Reagan asked Uhler to organize and serve as Chairman of the Governor's Tax Reduction Task Force.
In 1990, Uhler
was co-author of Proposition 140, California's pioneering state term limit initiative.
Under Uhler's leadership, NTLC has forged coalitions, including "Americans for Responsible Privatization," the "Council for Retirement Security" and more recently the "Tax Cut Working Group" in Washington, which Uhler chairs with Jim Martin (60 Plus Association) and Dan Mitchell (Heritage Foundation).
In 1996, Uhler
participated in a symposium at the Vatican on "The Family and the Economy in the Future of Society" to explore private alternatives to welfare states worldwide.
has written numerous articles and opinion pieces on taxes and spending.
is the author of the book, Setting Limits: Constitutional Control of Government, with foreword by Milton Friedman.
speaks internationally on fiscal issues and has appeared on numerous national, regional and local television and radio programs and has been widely quoted in the print media.
Concurrently with his fiscal policy work, Uhler has been active in land development in northern California, as a general partner in a 200+ lot custom home subdivision and other residential and commercial properties, as well as a partner in a production home subdivision of over 400 homes.
Uhler is a native Californian, a graduate of Yale University and the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.
He is a member of the California Bar and serves Of Counsel with the Newport Beach law firm of Davis, Punelli & Keathley.
wife, Cynthia, have four grown sons and reside in the Sacramento area.
By Lewis K. Uhler
By Lewis K. Uhler, President NTLC
political future riding on the outcome...so he
is intent on jamming health care "reform" down the nation's throat.
Talking Points Addressed by Lewis K. Uhler, President NTLC