Retailers Oppose Obama Tax Plan

ARLINGTON, Va. — Both the Food Marketing Institute and National Grocers Association here said last week they were opposed to President Obama’s plan to allow the so-called Bush tax cuts to expire at year-end for those making more than $250,000 a year.

“It’s a horrible decision to make at this time and in this economy,” Andy Harig, director of government relations, FMI, in an interview with SN last week.

Many supermarket companies operate a

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