UPDATE: CRA backs 1-cent sales tax hike for health insurance

SACRAMENTO Calif. As an alternative to the state Legislature’s push for a steep health care tax on employers, the board of the California Restaurant Association has voted to back a 1-cent increase in sales tax to fund universal health insurance in the state.

CRA chief executive Jot Condie said the resulting increase in tax revenue of more than $5 billion annually would provide a “sustainable program” and avoid a legislative “deal” that would reduce coverage level

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