National Journal: Some Businesses, Millionaires Calling for Buffett Rule

By Andrew Joseph
National Journal, April 13, 2012 

With the Senate set to vote on the Buffett rule next week, a select group of businesses and wealthy Americans is encouraging legislators to approve the tax hike on the wealthy to promote fairness.

"Our members recognize our communities need sustained investments in jobs and infrastructure to restore our communities to economic health and vitality," said a letter sent to senators this week from business groups including the American Sustainable Business Council, Main Street Alliance and Business for Shared Prosperity. "They recognize that those who have prospered most from our society have the obligation to support government investment in a strong economy and healthy communities."


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