SPOTLIGHT: Americans support tax on rich to pay for reform

Taxing the rich isn't universally popular, and certainly isn't favored by those considered wealthy. But it seems that when it comes to paying for health reform, many Americans see taxes on the well-to-do as a smart way to pay for health reform. A new poll suggests that while Americans aren't big on most other funding sources--including taxes on "Cadillac" plans--they like the idea of surcharges on individuals making $500,000 a year and up (and households making $1 million per year). Article

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