President Obama is ‘spreading the wealth,’ that is, taxing the rich and redistributing the wealth. Good policy or heavy-handed intrusion? “When you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody,” presidential candidate Barack Obama famously told an Ohio man, soon [...]
“Raise my taxes,” says millionaire Chuck Collins. The scion of the Oscar Mayer family supports a House panel’s healthcare plan that would boost taxes for families earning more than $350,000 a year. He also advocates ending the Bush tax cuts [...]
CQ HEALTHBEAT NEWS July 14, 2009 – 4:20 p.m. Groups Voice Support for Surtax on Wealthy Americans to Fund Health Overhaul By Emily Stephenson, CQ Staff The wealthiest Americans should pay for a health care overhaul to compensate for disproportionately [...]
House Ways and Means Committee members may propose a new income “surtax” for incomes exceeding $200,000 to help pay for health care reform.