McCain's plan would tax benefits for the first time, jeopardize coverage, raise costs, gut state protections
Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.
LANSING, Mich., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the Michigan Democratic Party:
Today at 1:30 p.m. State Representative Robert Jones, Dr. Michael Liepman, and local supporters will sound the alarm on John McCain's radical health care plan. According to the nonpartisan organization Factcheck.org, "McCain's plan to tax workers on the value of their employer-provided health care plans and provide tax credits would encourage some employers, mainly small businesses, to drop health benefits, say experts, and the proposal could eventually eliminate job-based insurance altogether."
WHO: State Representative Robert Jones (D-Kalamazoo)
Dr. Michael Liepman
WHAT: Press conference to sound the alarm on McCain's radical plan to tax health care benefits
WHEN: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
WHERE: Bronson Hospital
Public sidewalk outside Vine Street outpatient entrance
Paid for by the Michigan Democratic State Central Committee
606 Townsend, Lansing, MI 48933
Not authorized by an candidate or candidate committee
SOURCE Michigan Democratic Party