Senate passes measure that permanently repeals 'Cadillac' tax

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 27, 2017 10:20 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans passed a measure on Thursday that would permanently repeal Obamacare's so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost employer-provided insurance without a single Democratic vote amid a broader debate to repeal the healthcare law.

The measure passed along party lines by a 52-48 vote. To become law, it will need to be passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.

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