March 1996
New Republic;3/25/96, Vol. 214 Issue 13, p7
Comments on the bill introduced by U.S. Democratic Senator Jeff Bingaman in March 1996 that aims to address the issues of wage and business taxation. Merits of the proposal; Flaws of the proposal; Criticism on the direction of debate about minimum wage and business tax; Liberals who support the bill.


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