Posted on March 16, 2009 at 2:00pm
Obama open to taxing some health benefits
By Jackie Calmes and Robert Pear Published: March 15, 2009
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is signaling to Congress that the president could support taxing some employee health benefits, as several influential lawmakers and many economists favor, to help pay for overhauling the U.S. health care system.
The proposal is politically problematic for President Barack Obama, however, since it is similar to one he… Continue