Bipartisan Members of Congress Join Alliance to Fight the 40 to Call for Repeal of Cadillac Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Wednesday, December 2 at 2:30 p.m. EST, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will participate in a media event to discuss the need to repeal the 40 percent tax on employee health benefits, commonly known as the "Cadillac Tax," before Congress leaves this month. Senators Heinrich and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) introduced bipartisan legislation to fully repeal the onerous tax.

Details on the event are as follows:

Who

  • Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), sponsor of the "Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015"
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), original cosponsor of the "Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015"
  • Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT), sponsor of the "Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015"
  • Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH), sponsor of the "Ax the Tax on Middle Class Americans' Health Plans Act"
  • James Klein, Moderator, American Benefits Council
  • Terry O'Sullivan, General President, Laborers' International Union of North America, LiUNA
  • Ohio Public Employee Retirement System, invited
  • Immune Deficiency Foundation, invited
  • Janet Trautwein, Executive Vice President & CEO, National Association of Health Underwriters

What

Media event calling for repeal of the so-called "Cadillac Tax," a 40 percent tax on employer-sponsored health benefits.

When

Wednesday, December 2 at 2:30 p.m. EST

Where

Capitol Visitor Center, Congressional North Meeting Room, Washington, D.C.