The Washington Post: House Democrats join Republicans to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac tax’
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
House Democrats join Republicans to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac tax’
By Yasmeen Abutaleb
July 17, 2019
In a rare bipartisan moment, House Democrats joined with Republicans to repeal the “Cadillac tax” on high-cost employer health insurance that was supposed to help pay for the Affordable Care Act. The 419-to-6 vote is a first step toward achieving a long-sought goal of employers, labor unions and health insurers who have been pushing for full repeal of the tax for several years. Repealing the unpopular tax is one of the few significant measures related to the landmark health law that has won overwhelming support from lawmakers of both parties. Read more...