Industry Opposes Health Bill

Congress' attempt to overhaul the nation's health care system has failed its first checkup by the supermarket industry. H.R. 3962, dubbed The Affordable Health Care for America Act, would be anything but affordable for many food retailers, according to Leslie G. Sarasin, president and chief executive officer, Food Marketing Institute. We need a bill, but not this bill, Sarasin said in a

WASHINGTON — Congress' attempt to overhaul the nation's health care system has failed its first checkup by the supermarket industry.

H.R. 3962, dubbed The Affordable Health Care for America Act, would be anything but affordable for many food retailers, according to Leslie G. Sarasin, president and chief executive officer, Food Marketing Institute.

“We need a bill, but not this bill,” Sarasin said in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., shortly before the Ho

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