Media contact:  Phil Russo, Organizer

Direct:  615-419-6016

[email protected]



Congressmen, Talk-show Host to Join Activists 


ORLANDO — Today, Orlando Tea Party leadership confirmed the guest speakers for this years Tax Day Tea Party. Scheduled to attend are Rep. Steve King (R-IA), House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH), and Mike Gallagher, who hosts a nationwide talk radio show on the Salem Radio Network. Event organizers Jason Hoyt, Tom Tillison, and Phil Russo, hosts of the Tea Party Patriots LIVE radio show, also announced that 540 WFLA’s Bud Hedinger will be the emcee for the event. 

“Its an honor to have Bud Hedinger emcee the Tax Day Tea Party,” said Hoyt.  “Lisa Feroli, Shelly, and Bud brought so much attention to this movement when they had their massive Tea Party at Lake Eola last March.”

Organizers also announced that a luncheon event will be held earlier in the day, sponsored by 660 WORL. Mike Gallagher, Rep. King, and Rep. Boehner will each host a table and a limited number of tickets are available to sit at one of these tables. Tickets are available at  

Who:  The Orlando Tea Party and Tea Party Patriots LIVE

What:  Tax Day Tea Party

When: Monday, April 12, 2010 

at 6 p.m.

Where:  Orlando City Hall


The Orlando Tea Party is a non-partisan grassroots movement made up of people from every political party and all walks of life, believing in the principles of fiscal responsibility, limited government, and free markets.  We are not affiliated with The Florida Tea Party political party. We represent the Tea Party movement. 

For more information, contact Phil Russo at615-419-6016 or